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these playing conditions are applicable to all odi matches from 1st october 2011 and supersede the previous version dated 1st october 2010. included in this version are amendments to clauses 2.1, 2.2.2, 3.2, 5.1, 12.4.1, 12.4.2, 41.2, appendices 7 and 8, and new clauses 37, 42.10, 42.11 and appendices 7, 8 and 10. Except as varied hereunder, the laws of cricket (2000 code 4th Edition - 2010) shall apply. Note: all references to ‘governing Body’ within the laws of cricket shall be replaced by ‘icc match referee’.

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law 1 thE PlayErs
1.1 Law 1.1 - Number of Players law 1.1 shall be replaced by the following: a match is played between two sides. Each side shall consist of 11 players, one of whom shall be captain.

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Law 1.2 - Nomination of Players law 1.2 shall be replaced by the following: 1.2.1 Each captain shall nominate 11 players plus a maximum of 4 substitute fielders in writing to the icc match referee before the toss. no player (member of the playing eleven) may be changed after the nomination without the consent of the opposing captain. only those nominated as substitute fielders shall be entitled to act as substitute fielders during the match, unless the icc match referee, in exceptional circumstances, allows subsequent additions. all those nominated including those nominated as substitute fielders, must be eligible to play for that particular team and by such nomination the nominees shall warrant that they are so eligible. in addition, by their nomination, the nominees shall be deemed to have agreed to abide by all the applicable icc regulations pertaining to international cricket and in particular, the clothing and Equipment regulations, the code of conduct for players and player Support personnel (hereafter referred to as the icc code of conduct), the anti-racism code for players and player Support personnel, the anti-doping code and the anti-corruption code.

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Law 1.3 – Captain the following shall apply in addition to law 1.3 (a): the deputy must be one of the nominated members of the playing eleven.

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law 2 - substitutEs aNd ruNNErs, batsmaN Or FiEldEr lEaviNg thE FiEld, batsmaN rEtiriNg, batsmaN COmmENCiNg iNNiNgs
law 2 shall apply subject to the following: Law 2.1 Substitutes and Runners law 2.1 (a) (ii), 2.7 and 2.8 shall not apply. a runner for a batsman when batting is not permitted. law 2.1 (b) shall be amended as follows: the umpires shall have discretion to allow, for other wholly acceptable reasons, a substitute fielder to act for a nominated player at the start of the match, or at any subsequent time.

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Law 2.5 - Fielder absent or leaving the field law 2.5 shall be replaced by the following: if a fielder fails to take the field with his side at the start of the match or at any later time, or leaves the field during a session of play, the umpire shall be informed of the reason for his absence, and he shall not thereafter come on to the field during a session of play without the consent of the umpire. (See law 2.6 as modified). the umpire shall give such consent as soon as practicable. if the player is absent from the field for longer than 8 minutes: 2.2.1 the player shall not be permitted to bowl in that innings after his return until he has been on the field for at least that length of playing time for which he was absent. the player shall not be permitted to bat unless or until, in the aggregate, he has returned to the field and/or his side’s innings has been in progress for at least that length of playing time for which he has been absent or, if earlier, when his side has lost five wickets. the restriction in clauses 2.1.1 and 2.1.2 above shall not apply if the player has suffered an external blow (as opposed to an internal injury such as a pulled muscle) whilst participating earlier in the match and consequently been forced to leave the field. nor shall it apply if the player has been absent for very exceptional and wholly acceptable reasons (other than injury or illness). in the event of a fieldsman already being off the field at the commencement of an interruption in play through ground, weather or light conditions or for other exceptional circumstances, he shall be allowed to count any such stoppage time as playing time, provided that he personally informs the umpires when he is fit enough to take the field had play been in progress. Similarly, if at the commencement of an interruption in play through ground, weather or light conditions or for other exceptional circumstances, a player is on the field but still has some unexpired penalty time remaining from a previous absence, he shall automatically be allowed to count any such stoppage time as playing time. 2.2.3 Substitute fielders shall only be permitted in cases of injury, illness or other wholly acceptable reasons. ‘Wholly acceptable reasons’ should be limited to extreme circumstances and should not include what is commonly referred to as a ‘comfort break’. note: Squad members of the fielding team who are not playing in the match and who are not acting as substitute fielders shall be required to wear a team training bib whilst on the playing area (including the area between the boundary and the perimeter fencing).

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law 3 - thE umPirEs
3.1 Law 3.1 - Appointment and attendance law 3.1 shall be replaced by the following: the following rules for the selection and appointment of odi umpires shall be followed as far as it is practicable to do so: 3.1.1 the umpires shall control the game as required by the laws (as read with these playing conditions), with absolute impartiality and shall be present at the ground at least two hours before the scheduled start of play. icc shall establish an ‘Elite panel’ of umpires who shall be contracted to the icc. Each Full member shall nominate from its panel of first class umpires two umpires to an ‘international panel’ and one umpire to a ‘tV panel’. (a third umpire may be nominated to the ‘international panel’ with the written consent of the icc). icc will appoint one umpire to stand in each odi. Such umpires shall not be from the same country as the participating teams and shall be selected from the ‘Elite panel’ or the ‘international panel’. the home Board shall appoint one umpire to stand in each odi. Such umpire shall be selected from its umpires on the ‘international panel’. in odi matches involving associate members icc may appoint umpires from the icc associate and affiliate Umpires panel. as long as possible before each odi match, icc will advise the home Board of the name of its appointee and the home Board will advise the manager of the visiting team of both umpires’ names. the home Board shall appoint a third umpire for each odi who shall act as the emergency umpire and officiate in regard to tV replays. Such appointment must be made from the ‘international panel’ or the ‘tV panel’. the home Board shall also appoint a fourth umpire for each odi from its panel of first class umpires. the fourth umpire shall act as the emergency third umpire.

3.1.2 3.1.3

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3.1.6 3.1.7

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3.1.10 neither team will have a right of objection to an umpire’s appointment. 3.2 Third Umpire / TV Replay System (DRS) the drS (minimum Standards) will be used in all one day international matches between Full member countries unless: a) b) Both participating Boards agree to use the drS (Enhanced Standards) or; icc agrees that no drS be used. in these circumstances, the express written consent of the icc chief Executive is required.

in matches where the drS (minimum Standards) is used, the playing conditions set out in appendix 7 shall apply. in matches where the drS (Enhanced Standards) is used, the playing conditions set out in appendix 8 shall apply. in matches where the drS is not used, including odis not between Full member countries, the playing conditions set out in appendix 10 shall apply.

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Law 3.2 - Change of umpire law 3.2 shall be replaced by the following: an umpire shall not be changed during the match, other than in exceptional circumstances, unless he is injured or ill.

3.4 Law 3.4 - To inform captains and scorers the following shall apply in addition to law 3.4 (i): the home Board may provide for the ringing of a bell, which shall be rung 5 minutes before the termination of an interval, when the umpires shall go to the wickets. the home Board shall inform the icc match referee and the manager of the visiting team at the start of the tour that this practice is to be adopted.

3.5 Law 3.8 - Fitness for play and Law 3.9 - Suspension of play in dangerous or unreasonable conditions 3.5.1 the safety of all persons within the ground is of paramount importance to the icc. in the event that any threatening circumstance, whether actual or perceived, comes to the attention of any umpire (including for example weather, pitch invasions, act of god, etc. See also clauses 3.5.4 and 3.5.5 below), then the players and officials should immediately be asked to leave the field of play in a safe and orderly manner and to relocate to a secure and safe area (depending on each particular threat) pending the satisfactory passing or resolution of such threat or risk to the reasonable satisfaction of the umpires, icc match referee, the head of the relevant ground authority, the head of ground security and/or the police as the circumstances may require. laws 3.8 & 3.9 shall be replaced by: 3.5.2 the umpires shall be the final judges of the fitness of the ground, weather and light for play. See clause 3.5.3 below and law 7.2 (Fitness of the pitch for play). 3.5.3 Suspension of play for adverse conditions of ground, weather or light a) b) all references to ground include the pitch. See law 7.1 (area of pitch). if at any time the umpires together agree that the conditions of ground, weather or light are so bad that there is obvious and foreseeable risk to the safety of any player or umpire, so that it would be unreasonable or dangerous for play to take place, then they shall immediately suspend play, or not allow play to commence or to restart. the decision as to whether conditions are so bad as to warrant such action is one for the umpires alone to make. the fact that the grass and the ball are wet and slippery does not warrant the ground conditions being regarded as unreasonable or dangerous. if the umpires consider the ground is so wet or slippery as to deprive the bowler of a reasonable foothold, the fielders of the power of free movement, or the batsmen of the ability to play their strokes or to run between the wickets, then these conditions shall be regarded as so bad that it would be unreasonable for play to take place. the umpires shall disregard any shadow on the pitch from the stadium or from any permanent object on the ground. c) When there is a suspension of play it is the responsibility of the umpires to monitor the conditions. they shall make

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3. midwicket/cover area – no advertising to be positioned within the 30 yard (27.5.6.4 play may be suspended due to safety and security concerns by the umpires on the advice of the icc match referee. perimeter boards and sightscreens 3.5. weather or light are so bad that there is obvious and foreseeable risk to the safety of any player or umpire.9. subject to prior icc approval having been obtained.5.8.6. d) if play is in progress up to the start of an agreed interval then it will resume after the interval unless the umpires together agree that the conditions of ground.1 Advertising on grounds the logos on outfields are to be positioned as follows: a) b) Behind the stumps – a minimum of 25.4 light meter readings may accordingly be used by the umpires: a) b) to determine whether there has been at any stage a deterioration or improvement in the light. they shall authorize the ground authorities to use the available artificial lighting so that the match can continue in acceptable conditions. Note: advertising closer to the stumps as set out above which is required to meet 3d requirements for broadcasters may be permitted.5 Where play is suspended under clause 3.2 all light meters shall be uniformly calibrated. 3.3 (b) above. the head of the relevant ground authority. the provisions relating to the delay or interruption of play due to bad weather or light shall apply. 3. 3. match and/ or series/event. 3.7 Use of artificial lights if in the opinion of the umpires.8 Day Night matches 3.5.1 it is the responsibility of the icc to supply light meters to the match officials to be used in accordance with these playing conditions. as benchmarks for the remainder of a stoppage.15 yards (23 meters) from the stumps.6. 3. 3.1 pads and players’ and umpires’ clothing shall be coloured. the head of ground security or the police.2 Sight screens will be black.9 Advertising on grounds.6 Light Meters 3. in the event of power failure or lights malfunction.6. 3.Standard ONE-day iNtErNatiONal match playing conditionS 04 inspections as often as appropriate. 3. so that it would be unreasonable or dangerous for play to take place.8.3 the umpires shall be entitled to use light meter readings as a guideline for determining whether the light is fit for play in accordance with the criteria set out in clause 3.50 meters) circle. natural light is deteriorating to an unfit level. immediately the umpires together agree that conditions are suitable for play they shall call upon the players to resume the game. 4.4 above the decision to abandon or resume play shall be the responsibility of the icc match referee who shall act only after consultation with the head of ground security and the police. 3.5 .

i. or any other disruption in play. 5. Each fielding team shall have two new balls for its innings. the fielding captain or his nominee may select the balls with which he wishes to bowl from the supply provided by the home Board. one from each end. the umpires shall retain possession of the match ball(s) throughout the duration of the match when play is not actually taking place. b) c) 3.4 shall not apply. during play umpires shall periodically and irregularly inspect the condition of the balls and shall retain possession of them at the fall of a wicket.2 shall be replaced by the following: the home Board shall provide cricket balls of an approved standard for odi cricket and spare used balls for changing during a match. note: the home Board shall be required to advise the Visiting Boards of the brand of ball to be used in the match(es) at least 30 days prior to the start of the match(es).e. law 5 . providing it is removed for the subsequent over from that end. flashing or flickering images and operators should ensure that the images are only changed or moved at a time that will not be distracting to the players or the umpires. which shall also be of the same brand. Sightscreens shall be provided at both ends of all grounds.thE ball 5.9.3 Sightscreens a) b) c) 4 5 law 4 . advertising on perimeter boards behind the stumps at both ends shall not contain moving.4 - New ball in match of more than one day’s duration law 5. the brightness of any electronic images shall be set at a level so that it is not a distraction to the players or umpires. to be used in alternate overs.9.thE sCOrErs law 4 shall apply. Such advertising shall not contain flashing or flickering images and particular care should be taken by the operators that the advertising is not changed at a time which is distracting to the umpire. in addition. a drinks interval.6 .2 Perimeter Boards a) advertising on perimeter boards placed in front of the sightscreens is permitted save that the predominant colour of such advertising shall be of a contrasting colour to that of the ball.2 - Approval and control of balls law 5. advertising shall be permitted on the sightscreen behind the striker.1 Law 5. Where day/night matches are scheduled in a series white balls will be used in all matches (including day matches).04 Standard ONE-day iNtErNatiONal match playing conditionS 3.2 Law 5. 4. the fourth umpire shall take a box containing at least 6 new balls to the dressing room and supervise the selection of the balls.

prior to the start of play and during any intervals. the umpire shall inform the batsmen and the fielding captain.7 .3. Either batsman or bowler may raise the matter with the umpires and the umpires’ decision as to a replacement or otherwise will be final.thE PitCh 7. being unfit for play through normal use. the icc match referee will rule and his ruling will be final.1.1 the ground staff shall ensure that during the period prior to the start of play and during intervals. 5.3 - Selection and preparation the following will apply in addition to law 7. access to the pitch area by television personnel shall be restricted to one camera crew (including one or two television commentators) of the official licensed television broadcaster(s) (but not news crews).2 c) d) e) 7. 7. 5. (the pitch area shall include an area at least 2 metres beyond the rectangle made by the crease markings at both ends of the pitch).3: 7. the umpires shall allow it to be replaced by one that in their opinion has had a similar amount of wear. only authorised ground staff.Standard ONE-day iNtErNatiONal match playing conditionS 5. the ball may be replaced for a ball that has similar amount of wear. 5. team coaches and authorised television personnel shall be allowed access to the pitch area.3 in the event of any dispute. strike it with a bat or cause damage to the pitch in any other way.4 Law 5. players. 7 law 7 . the pitch area shall be roped off so as to prevent unauthorised access. the fourth umpire shall ensure that. access shall not interfere with pitch preparation.1 04 in the event of a ball during play being lost or in the opinion of the umpires.6 - Specifications law 5.3. even though it has not gone out of shape.5 shall be replaced by the following: 5.6 shall not apply.1. no spiked footwear shall be permitted.1.3. the icc match officials. 6 law 6 .3 Law 5. and in the opinion of the umpires being unfit for play. 4.3 if the ball is to be replaced. no one shall be permitted to bounce a ball on the pitch.2 in the event of the ball becoming wet and soggy as a result of play continuing in inclement weather or it being affected by dew.1 Law 7. Such access shall be subject to the following limitations: a) b) only captains and team coaches may walk on the actual playing surface of the pitch area (outside of the crease markings).5 - Ball lost or becoming unfit for play law 5.thE bat the following shall apply in addition to law 6: only type a bats shall be used in one day international matches.

subject to the icc match referee and the relevant ground authority both being satisfied that the new pitch will be of the required odi standard. 4. the playing time lost between the scheduled start time of the original match and the actual start time of the new match will be covered by the provisions of clauses 12 and 16 below.8 . the icc match referee must consider whether this would place either side at an unfair advantage. the use of pVa and other adhesives in the preparation of pitches is not permitted.4 - Changing the pitch law 7.4 shall be replaced by the following: 7. in considering whether to authorise such repairs.2.2. 7. the on-field umpires together with the icc match referee shall consider whether the existing pitch can be repaired and the match resumed from the point it was stopped.3 Law 7. the on-field umpires and icc match referee shall consult with both captains.2 7.9 throughout the above decision making processes. b) 7.5 - Non-turf pitches law 7.2. 7.8 7. given the play that had already taken place on the dangerous pitch.5 shall not apply. play shall resume. they shall stop play and immediately advise the icc match referee. the icc match referee shall consult with the home Board with the objective of finding a way for a new match to be commenced and completed on the same date (including any reserve day) and venue.5 if the decision is that the existing pitch cannot be repaired. in the event of the required number of overs to constitute a match not having been completed. the relevant officials from the participating Boards shall agree on whether the match can be replayed within the existing tour schedule.6 if the match is abandoned as a no result. the icc match referee shall keep informed both captains and the head of the ground authority.2. the head of the ground authority shall ensure that suitable and prompt public announcements are made.2. the result shall be determined according to the provisions of clause 21.2.2 Standard ONE-day iNtErNatiONal match playing conditionS Law 7.4 if the decision is not to resume play. 7. 7.04 7.3 7. all matches shall be played on natural turf pitches. the match will be abandoned as a no result.7. if it is not possible to play a new match on the scheduled day of the match (including any reserve day).1 in the event of a pitch being considered too dangerous for play to continue in the estimation of the on-field umpires.2.2.2. then the match is to be abandoned with the following consequences: a) in the event of the required number of overs to constitute a match having been completed at the time the match is abandoned.2. 7. if the captains agree to continue.7 Such a match may be played either on the repaired pitch or on another pitch.

3. thereafter and throughout the match the drying of the outfield may be undertaken at any time by the ground curator. all three stumps must be exactly the same size.1 prior to tossing for choice of innings the artificial drying of the pitch and outfield shall be at the discretion of the ground curator.3 - The Popping Crease law 9.9 .1 Law 10.1 Law 8. 9 law 9 . 10.2 the umpires may instruct the ground curator to use any available equipment.6 - Maintenance of footholes the following shall apply in addition to law 10.1 Such measures will only be possible if requested by the ground curator and approved by the umpires before the start of the match.3.71 metres)’.1 Law 9.3 shall apply.2 Law 10.6: the umpires shall see that wherever possible and whenever it is considered necessary.Standard ONE-day iNtErNatiONal match playing conditionS 8 04 law 8 . 10.3 Protection and preparation of adjacent pitches during matches the protection (by way of an appropriate cover) and preparation of pitches which are adjacent to the match pitch will be permitted during the match subject to the following: 10.1: 10. but the drying of the affected area of the pitch shall be carried out only on the instructions and under the supervision of the umpires.thE wiCkEts 8.2: For televised matches the home Board may provide a slightly larger cylindrical stump to accommodate the stump camera. including any roller for the purpose of drying the pitch and making it fit for play. the umpires shall be empowered to have the pitch dried without reference to the captains at any time they are of the opinion that it is unfit for play.thE bOwliNg.2 Additional Crease Markings the following shall apply in addition to law 9: as a guideline to the umpires for the calling of wides on the offside the crease markings detailed in appendix 4 shall be marked in white at each end of the pitch. When the larger stump is used.PrEParatiON aNd maiNtENaNCE OF thE PlayiNg arEa 10.1. 9.2 approval should only be granted where such measures are unavoidable and will not compromise the safety of the players or their ability to execute their actions with complete freedom. 4. 10.1.1.1 - Rolling the following shall apply in addition to law 10.2 - Size of stumps the following shall apply in addition to law 8. 10. POPPiNg aNd rEturN CrEasEs 9. 10 law 10 .3 an absorbent roller may be used to remove water from the covers including the cover on the match pitch. action is taken during all intervals in play to do whatever is practicable to improve the bowler’s foot holes. except that the reference to ‘a minimum of 6 ft’ shall be replaced by ‘a minimum of 15 yards (13. 10.

all matches shall be of one day’s scheduled duration provided that participating countries in a series may agree to provide for a reserve day on which an incomplete match may be replayed or continued from the scheduled day.2 - During the match law 11.4 Law 11.1 shall be replaced by the following: all matches will consist of one innings per side.5 and 10. or 4.1 - Before the match the following shall apply in addition to law 11.3. each innings being limited to a maximum of 50 overs.04 Standard ONE-day iNtErNatiONal match playing conditionS 10.3.5 the consent of the captains is not required but the umpires shall advise both captains and the icc match referee before the start of the match on what has been agreed.COvEriNg thE PitCh 11. a minimum 5 metres either side of the pitch and any worn or soft areas in the outfield. attention is drawn to clauses 3.3 above.4 - Removal of covers law 11.3 - Covering bowlers’ run ups law 11.1. but the pitch will be covered again if rain falls prior to the commencement of play. 10. the participating countries may agree either that: 12. 11.1 Law 11. in order to keep them dry.1 Law 12.3 Law 11.3 the preparation work shall be carried out under the supervision of the fourth umpire.1 - Number of innings law 12. 11 law 11 .4 any necessary watering shall be carried out only to the extent necessary for such preparations and shall not be permitted in circumstances which may in any way affect the match pitch. the covers must totally protect the pitch and also the pitch surroundings.2 shall be replaced by the following: the pitch shall be entirely protected against rain up to the commencement of play and for the duration of the period of the match.10 . 12 law 12 .3 shall be replaced by the following: the bowler’s run-ups shall be covered in inclement weather. 10.3. to a distance of at least 10 x 10 metres.4 shall be replaced by the following: all covers (including “hessian” or “scrim” covers used to protect the pitch against the sun) shall be removed not later than 21/2 hours before the scheduled start of play provided it is not raining at the time.iNNiNgs law 12 shall apply subject to the following (see also clauses 15 and 16 below): 12.1 any revision of overs only occurs on the final scheduled day of the match. 11. if the match is to be continued on the reserve day. 11.2 Law 11.1: the pitch shall be entirely protected against rain up to commencement of play.

delay or interruption to the innings of the team Batting First (see appendix 2) i) When playing time has been lost the revised number of overs to be bowled in the match shall be based on a rate of 14.28 overs per hour.11 .4. 4. if the team batting first is dismissed in less than 50 overs. iii) as soon as the total minutes of playing time remaining is less than the completed overs faced by team 1 multiplied by 4. c) d) e) 12. to constitute a match. whenever possible. if the team fielding first fails to bowl the required number of overs by the scheduled time for cessation of the first innings.4. 12. in the total remaining time available for play. 12.1. subject to a result not being achieved earlier. the interval shall be reduced to enable the second innings to commence at the scheduled time.3 - Completed innings laws 12. penalties shall apply for slow over rates (refer icc code of conduct). if the team fielding second fails to bowl 50 overs by the scheduled cessation time. then the first innings is terminated and the provisions of 12.2 Law 12. the team batting second shall receive its full quota of 50 overs irrespective of the number of overs it bowled in the scheduled time for the cessation of the first innings.2 delayed or interrupted matches a) ii) the revision of the number of overs should ensure.2 shall not apply.1 Uninterrupted matches. a) b) Each team shall bat for 50 overs unless all out earlier. the hours of play shall be extended until the required number of overs has been bowled or a result is achieved.2 Every effort is made to complete the match on the scheduled day with any necessary reduction in overs taking place and only if the minimum number of overs necessary to constitute a match cannot be bowled on the scheduled day will the match be completed on the reserve day.4.2 - Alternate innings law 12.3 Law 12. the team batting second shall not bat for a greater number of overs than the first team unless the latter completed its innings in less than its allocated overs.3 (c). subject to there being a minimum interval of 30 minutes.4 Length of Innings 12.Standard ONE-day iNtErNatiONal match playing conditionS 04 12. the team batting second shall be entitled to bat for 50 overs. which is inclusive of the provision of drinks intervals. 12. play shall continue until the required number of overs has been bowled.2 (b) below take effect. (d) and (e) (iii) shall not apply.2. a minimum of 20 overs have to be bowled to the side batting second. that both teams have the opportunity of batting for the same number of overs.

the timing and duration of all relative delays. if required the original time shall be extended to allow for one extra over for each team. the interval shall be reduced to enable the second innings to commence at the rescheduled time. the hours of play shall be extended until the overs have been bowled or a result achieved. and intervals. ii) in addition. v) a fixed time will be specified for the close of play by applying a rate of 14. With the exception of drinks intervals. iv) the team batting second shall not bat for a greater number of overs than the first team unless the latter completed its innings in less than its allocated overs. or re-scheduled time for the commencement of the interval.28 overs per hour. this calculation must not cause the match to finish earlier than the original or rescheduled time for cessation of play on the final scheduled day for play. b) delay or interruption to the innings of the team Batting Second (see appendix 3) i) When playing time has been lost and. excluding those for drinks.12 . extensions in playing hours. the timing and duration of all relative delays. by applying a rate of 14. as a result. will be taken into consideration. vii) penalties shall apply for slow over rates (refer icc code of conduct). or the length of either innings. or revised allocation of overs in the playing time available. should the innings of the team batting first have been completed prior to the scheduled.1 (iii)). a minimum of 20 overs have to be bowled to the team batting second subject to a result not being achieved earlier. the number of overs shall be reduced at a rate of 14. subject to there being a minimum interval of 20 minutes (or where the interval has been reduced to a period of less than 20 minutes – such reduced period less than 20 minutes under 15.28 overs per hour. interruptions in play. and also the close of play for the match. When calculating the length of playing time available for the match. Should the calculations result in a fraction of an over the fraction shall be ignored. then any calculation relating to the revision of overs shall not be effective until an amount of time equivalent to that by which the second innings started early has elapsed. will be taken into consideration in specifying this time.04 Standard ONE-day iNtErNatiONal match playing conditionS iv) a fixed time will be specified for the commencement of the interval. which is inclusive of the provision of drinks intervals. in respect of the lost playing time. vi) if the team fielding second fails to bowl the revised overs by the scheduled or re-scheduled close of play. play shall continue until the required number of overs have been bowled or the innings is completed. 4. extensions in playing hours and interruptions in play. vi) penalties shall apply for slow over rates (refer to icc code of conduct).28 overs per hour. v) if the team fielding first fails to bowl the revised number of overs by the specified time. iii) to constitute a match. it is not possible for the team batting second to have the opportunity of receiving its allocated.

the toss shall take place not earlier than 30 minutes. note. 13 law 13 . in a delayed or interrupted match where the overs are reduced for both teams or for the team bowling second. 14 law 14 . one additional over shall be allowed to the maximum number per bowler necessary to make up the balance.13 .thE FOllOw-ON law 13 shall not apply. the remaining balls will be allowed by another bowler.dEClaratiON aNd FOrFEiturE law 14 shall not apply. however. in the event of a bowler breaking down and being unable to complete an over. the interval shall take place immediately and the innings of the team batting second will commence correspondingly earlier providing that this does not lead to an interval occurring more than 30 minutes prior to the scheduled interval. on the field of play and in the presence of the icc match referee. Where the innings of the side batting first is delayed or interrupted. the provisions of law 1.4 shall be replaced by the following: the captains shall toss for the choice of innings. then the interval will be reduced by the amount of actual playing time lost. if the innings of the team batting first is completed more than 30 minutes prior to the scheduled interval a 10 minute break will occur and the team batting second will commence its innings and the interval will occur as scheduled.3 (captain). the length of the interval will be reduced as follows: i) if up to 15 minutes of actual playing time is lost (total playing time lost less any extra time provided).5 Extra Time 04 the participating countries may agree to provide for extra time where the start of play is delayed or play is suspended. the scoreboard shall show the total number of overs bowled and the number of overs bowled by each bowler.5 requiring the captain of the side winning the toss to notify the opposing captain as soon as the toss is completed of his decision to bat or to field first shall apply. 12.1 Law 15.7 Law 12. 12. 4. Such part of an over will count as a full over only in so far as each bowler’s limit is concerned.iNtErvals law 15 shall apply subject to the following: 15. 15 law 15 . who shall supervise the toss.5 - Changing agreed times for intervals - Interval between Innings if the innings of the team batting first is completed prior to the scheduled time for the interval. Note: law 12.4 – The toss law 12. Where the total overs is not divisible by 5. nor later than 15 minutes before the scheduled or any re-scheduled time for the match to start. no bowler may bowl more than one-fifth of the total overs allowed.6 Number of Overs per Bowler no bowler shall bowl more than 10 overs in an innings.Standard ONE-day iNtErNatiONal match playing conditionS 12.

10. the fielding side shall be deemed to have complied with the required minimum over rate.14 . an individual player may be given a drink either on the boundary edge or at the fall of a wicket.1 Start and Cessation Times to be determined by the home Board subject to there being 2 sessions of 3.3 laws 16. 16. the actual over rate will be calculated at the end of the match by the umpires. no other drinks shall be taken onto the field without the permission of the umpires. on the field. the minimum interval shall be ten minutes.2 laws 16.start OF Play. 16.8 shall not apply. provided that no playing time is wasted. separated by a 45 minute interval between innings. 16.4.4. the provisions of law 15. in the event of disagreement. and 16. 16. 16.2 a player being required to leave the field as a result of a serious injury. 16. then the interval will be reduced to 30 minutes (subject to (iii) below). if a side is bowled out within the time determined for that innings pursuant to these playing conditions (taking into account all of the time allowances set out above). any player taking drinks onto the field shall be dressed in proper cricket attire (subject to the wearing of bibs – refer to the note in clause 2. then the interval of 30 minutes prescribed under (ii) above may be reduced further by mutual agreement between the umpires and both captains. iii) if more than 60 minutes of actual playing time is lost (total playing time lost less any extra time provided).5 hours each.04 Standard ONE-day iNtErNatiONal match playing conditionS ii) if more than 15 minutes of actual playing time is lost (total playing time lost less any extra time provided).1. each 1 hour 10 minutes apart.4.9 - Intervals for drinks two drinks breaks per session shall be permitted.11 shall apply in so far as they are relevant to a one innings limited overs type match. 4.3).9 shall be strictly observed except that under conditions of extreme heat the umpires may permit extra intervals for drinks.5 all other circumstances that are beyond the control of the fielding side.4 time wasting by the batting side. 15.28 overs per hour.4.1 treatment given to a player by an authorised medical personnel on the field of play.9. in calculating the actual over rate for the match. and 16. 16 law 16 .6.4): 16. 16.4 Minimum Over Rates the minimum over rate to be achieved in odi matches will be 14. NOTE: the playing hours of matches scheduled to take place at venues where dew is likely to be a factor should be determined so as to ensure that the effect of any dew is minimised. the length of the interval shall be determined by the icc match referee. CEssatiON OF Play law 16 shall apply subject to the following (see also clauses 15 and 12.3 all third umpire referrals and consultations.4. allowances will be given for the actual time lost as a result of any of the following: 16. 16.7 and 16.2 Law 15.

2 – Practice on the rest of the square law 17. 4.74 meters) between the boundary and the fence.PraCtiCE ON thE FiEld law 17. b) Bowling practice on the bowling strips referred to in (a) above shall also be permitted during the interval (and change of innings if not the interval) unless the umpires consider that. the maximum length of boundary should be used before applying the minimum 3 yards (2. using a short run up to a player in the outfield is not to be regarded as bowling practice but shall be subject to (b) (iii) and (c) below. any ground which has been approved to host international cricket prior to 1st october 2007 or which is currently under construction as of this date which is unable to conform to these new minimum dimensions shall be exempt. with the shorter of the two square boundaries being a minimum 65 yards (59.2 Law 19. distances shall be measured from the centre of the pitch to be used.3 - Practice on the outfield law 17. in all cases the aim shall be to provide the largest playing area.bOuNdariEs law 19 shall apply subject to the following: 19.sCOriNg ruNs law 18 shall apply.1: the playing area shall be a minimum of 150 yards (137.2 shall apply subject to the following: 04 a) the use of the square for practice on any day of any match will be restricted to any netted practice area or bowling strips specifically prepared on the edge of the square for that purpose.1 Law 19. the straight boundary at both ends of the pitch shall be a minimum of 70 yards (64. subject to no boundary exceeding 90 yards (82. Bowling a ball.74 metres] minimum) inside the perimeter fencing or advertising signs. in the prevailing conditions of ground and weather.00 metres). 19 law 19 .43 metres).1 - The boundaries of the field of play the following shall apply in addition to law 19.Standard ONE-day iNtErNatiONal match playing conditionS 17 law 17 .15 .3 shall apply save that law 17.29 meters) from the centre of the pitch to be used.1 Law 17.2 - Defining the boundary - boundary marking the following shall apply in addition to law 19.2: all boundaries must be designated by a rope or similar object of a minimum standard as authorised by the icc from time to time. 17.2 Law 17. Where appropriate the rope should be a required minimum distance (3 yards [2. it will be detrimental to the surface of the square.1 shall apply subject to the following: 17. 19. 18 law 18 . For grounds with a large playing area.16 metres) from boundary to boundary square of the pitch. in such cases the regulations in force immediately prior to the adoption of these regulations shall apply.3 (b) (ii) shall be replaced with the following: ii) there shall be no bowling or batting practice on the outfield.

4 – Ball beyond the boundary.3 Law 19. the icc match referee shall together with the umpires ascertain the cause of the action.3).3 shall be replaced by the following: a) a match shall be lost by a side which either i) concedes defeat or ii) in the opinion of the icc match referee refuses to play and the icc match referee shall award the match to the other side.3: if an unauthorized person enters the playing arena and handles the ball.2. if the icc match referee.2 shall apply in addition to the following: 21. 21 law 21 .04 Standard ONE-day iNtErNatiONal match playing conditionS 19.1 above.2 Save for circumstances where a match is awarded to a team as a consequence of the opposing team’s refusal to play (law 21.thE rEsult law 21 shall apply subject to the following: 21. he shall so inform the captain of that side. unless one team has been all out in less than 20 overs or unless the team batting second scores enough runs to win in less than 20 overs.2 - A win - one innings match law 21. note the introduction of law 19.3 - Scoring a boundary the following shall apply in addition to law 19.2 and 15. then decides that this action does constitute a refusal to play by one side. 21. See also law 19.16 . a result can be achieved only if both teams have had the opportunity of batting for at least 20 overs.1 shall not apply. 21.3 – Umpire (ICC Match Referee) awarding a match law 21.3).4. dealing with the catching or fielding of a ball after it has crossed the boundary. if the captain persists in the action the icc match referee shall award the match in accordance with (a)(ii) above.1 Save for circumstances where a match is awarded to a team as a consequence of the opposing team’s refusal to play (law 21. after due consultation with the umpires.1 (c). shall be declared no result. all matches in which both teams have not had an opportunity of batting for a minimum of 20 overs.2 Law 21. 21. b) if an umpire considers that an action by any player or players might constitute a refusal by either side to play then the umpires together shall inform the icc match referee of this fact.3 Law 21.lOst ball law 20 shall apply.2.* c) if action as in (b) above takes place after play has started and does not constitute a refusal to play the delay or interruption in play shall be dealt with in the same manner as provided for in clauses 12.1 - A win - two innings match law 21.1 Law 21. 4. 20 law 20 . the umpire at the bowler’s end shall be the sole judge of whether the boundary allowance should be scored or the ball be treated as still in play or called dead ball if a batsman is liable to be out as a result of the unauthorized person handling the ball.

5 (a): if the scores are equal. or falls short of........5...... 21.......... due to suspension of play after the start of the match...9.......5 (b) - A Draw law 21.. the match will be decided by comparison with the d/l ‘par Score’ determined at the instant of the suspension by the duckworth/ lewis method (refer duckworth/lewis regulations)........4 shall not apply..5 (b) shall not apply..8 - Correctness of result any query on the result of the match as defined in laws 21.... any such refusal...9 Points 21........1 interrupted matches ........calculation of the target Score if.............................1 (b) law 21............. (refer duckworth/ lewis regulations) 21. 21.... 0 4..... the number of overs in the innings of either team has to be revised to a lesser number than originally allotted (minimum of 20 overs)...... the par Score...... whether temporary or final.... 21.......... then a revised target score (to win) should be set for the number of overs which the team batting second will have the opportunity of facing............ the match is a tie.......... 21....2 prematurely terminated matches if the innings of the side batting second is suspended (with at least 20 overs bowled) and it is not possible for the match to be resumed...... may result in disciplinary action being taken against the captain and team responsible under the code of conduct 21.......3.5 (a) - A Tie the following shall apply in addition to law 21.. 21....... the result shall be a tie and no account shall be taken of the number of wickets which have fallen.......7....... 21.10 (as modified by these regulations) shall be resolved as soon as possible and a final decision made by the umpires at close of play....2...................8 and 21...........5 Law 21..... if the score is equal to the par score..... this revised target is to be calculated using the current duckworth/lewis method. or defeat...... 2 loss ..4 Law 21.......... the home Board will institute a points system as follows: Win.. with bonus point ..................Standard ONE-day iNtErNatiONal match playing conditionS 04 * n/B in addition to the consequences of any refusal to play prescribed under this clause.8 Law 21...... 4 tie or no result ................... 21.............. by the margin of runs by which the score exceeds....4 – Matches in which there is an agreement under Law 12.7........... without bonus point .........1 preliminary matches in a competition with three or four members with odi status and with a final match or series. otherwise the result is a victory.................17 ......6 Law 21... 21........................7 Prematurely Terminated Matches - Calculation of the Target Score 21... the target set will always be a whole number and one run less will constitute a tie.................. 5 Win..............

the calculation of its net run rate shall be based on the full quota of overs to which it would have been entitled and not on the number of overs in which the team was dismissed.18 . the prize money will be shared equally between the two competing teams.4 Final match or Series if no result is achieved in a final the match shall be declared drawn. but a result is achieved under duckworth/lewis. for net run rate purposes team 1 will be accredited with team 2’s par Score on abandonment off the same number of overs faced by team 2.5: Whenever possible the third umpire shall liaise with the scorers and if possible inform the on-field umpires if the over has been miscounted. team 1 will be accredited with 1 run less than the final target Score for team 2 off the total number of overs allocated to team 2 to reach the target.25 times that of the opposition shall be awarded one bonus point. 21.1 Law 22.9.9.5 - Umpire miscounting the following shall apply in addition to law 22.dEad ball law 23 shall apply. in the event of a drawn final.2 net run rate a team’s net run rate is calculated by deducting from the average runs per over scored by that team throughout the competition. run rate is not applicable.thE OvEr law 22 shall apply subject to the following: 22. only those matches where results are achieved will count for the purpose of net run rate calculations. Where a match is concluded but with duckworth/lewis having been applied at an earlier point in the match. the team with the highest number of bonus points if still equal. Where a match is abandoned. a team’s run rate will be calculated by reference to the runs scored in an innings divided by the number of overs faced. 4. the right to play in the final match or series will be determined as follows: • • • • the team with the most number of wins if still equal. 21. 21. 22 law 22 . the average runs per over scored against that team throughout the competition. 23 law 23 . the team with the most number of wins over the other team(s) who are equal on points and have the same number of wins if still equal. the team with the highest net run rate in a match declared as no result. in the event of a team being all out in less than its full quota of overs.3 Bonus points the team that achieves a run rate of 1. refer appendix 6.04 Standard ONE-day iNtErNatiONal match playing conditionS in the event of teams finishing on equal points.9.

For any free hit. 27 law 27 . shall be scored wide balls. 25 law 25 . all runs.1 - Judging a Wide law 25 shall apply with the following addition to law 25.thE wiCkEt is dOwN law 28 shall apply. 24. refer also to clause 42.batsmaN Out OF his grOuNd law 29 shall apply.1: Umpires are instructed to apply very strict and consistent interpretation in regard to this law in order to prevent negative bowling wide of the wicket.NO ball law 24 shall apply subject to the following: 24. which is not a no ball.19 . 4. 31 law 31 . which are run or result from a wide ball.2 Free Hit after a foot-fault no ball in addition to the above.5) shall be a free hit for whichever batsman is facing it. 29 law 29 . 26 law 26 . Field changes are not permitted for free hit deliveries unless there is a change of striker (the provisions of clause 41. the delivery following a no ball called for a foot fault (law 24.1 Law 25. the umpires will signal a free hit by (after the normal no Ball signal) extending one arm straight upwards and moving it in a circular motion. and the ball is to be re-bowled overarm. this penalty shall stand in addition to any other runs which are scored or awarded.byE aNd lEg byE law 26 shall apply. if a bowler bowls a ball underarm the umpire shall call and signal no ball. if the delivery for the free hit is not a legitimate delivery (any kind of no ball or a wide ball) then the next delivery will become a free hit for whichever batsman is facing it.timEd Out law 31 shall apply.9 (law 42.bOwlEd law 30 shall apply. the striker can be dismissed only under the circumstances that apply for a no ball.1 (b) - Mode of delivery law 24.2 shall apply).widE ball 25. 30 law 30 . any offside or legside delivery which in the opinion of the umpire does not give the batsman a reasonable opportunity to score shall be called a wide.10). even if the delivery for the free hit is called wide ball. a penalty of one run for a wide shall be scored.1 (b) shall be replaced by the following: 04 the bowler may not deliver the ball underarm.1 Law 24.Standard ONE-day iNtErNatiONal match playing conditionS 24 law 24 .aPPEals law 27 shall apply. 28 law 28 .

if the change of direction involves the batsman crossing the pitch. 35 law 35 . 33 law 33 .1 - Protective equipment the following shall apply in addition to law 41.2. it shall not be relevant whether a run out would have occurred or not. law 42. 39 law 39 . 40 law 40 . See also paragraph 2.thE wiCkEt-kEEPEr law 40 shall apply.stumPEd law 39 shall apply. be given out. For the avoidance of doubt.ObstruCtiNg thE FiEld law 37 shall apply.04 Standard ONE-day iNtErNatiONal match playing conditionS 32 law 32 . 41 law 41 – thE FiEldEr law 41 shall apply subject to the following: 41.14 shall also apply.hit wiCkEt law 35 shall apply.2 Restrictions on the placement of fieldsmen 41.1 at the instant of delivery. in running between the wickets. 36 law 36 .1 Law 41. obstructing the field.lEg bEFOrE wiCkEt law 36 shall apply. on appeal. if an umpire feels that a batsman.4 of appendices 7 and 8 and paragraph 5 of appendix 10. 37 law 37 .ruN Out law 38 shall apply. 41. has significantly changed his direction without probable cause and thereby obstructed a fielder’s attempt to effect a run out. 38 law 38 .Caught law 32 shall apply. there may not be more than 5 fieldsmen on the leg side. the batsman should.20 .1: the exchanging of protective equipment between members of the fielding side on the field shall be permitted provided that the umpires do not consider that it constitutes a waste of playing time. 4.hit thE ball twiCE law 34 shall apply. 34 law 34 .haNdlEd thE ball law 33 shall apply.

the semi-circles shall have as their centre the middle stump at either end of the pitch.21 . the radius of each of the circles shall be 15 yards (13. For the remaining second and third block of powerplay overs (blocks of 5 overs for an uninterrupted match). during the second and third powerplay blocks only three fieldsmen shall be permitted outside the fielding restriction area at the instant of delivery. the powerplay overs shall apply for 20 overs per innings to be taken as follows: a) the first block of powerplay overs (block of 10 overs for an uninterrupted match) shall be at the commencement of the innings. there must be a minimum of two stationary fieldsmen within the applicable fielding restriction area measured from the striker’s end at the instant of delivery.1 above. b) 4.2.6 below. only two fieldsmen shall be permitted outside this fielding restriction area at the instant of delivery. 41. 41. For innings of scheduled duration of between 20 and 39 overs. no such restriction applies.3 the following fielding restrictions shall apply: a) two semi-circles shall be drawn on the field of play.3 (a) above.2.2. in an innings of scheduled duration of at least 40 overs.5 Subject to the provisions of 41.2 in addition to the restriction contained in clause 41. these fielding restriction areas should be marked by ‘dots’.4 during the non powerplay overs. neither powerplay may commence earlier than the 16th over nor be completed later than the 40th over.Standard ONE-day iNtErNatiONal match playing conditionS 04 41. b) two inner circles shall be drawn on the field of play. leg slip or gully positions.2. the nature of such fielding restrictions and the overs during which they shall apply (hereinafter referred to as the powerplay overs) are set out in the following paragraphs. When a fast bowler is bowling the two stationary fieldsmen may be permitted to stand deeper than 15 yards (13. no more than 5 fieldsmen shall be permitted outside the fielding restriction area referred to in clause 41. the radius of each of the semi-circles shall be 30 yards (27.43 metres). 41. one block shall be taken at the discretion of the fielding captain and the other at the discretion of either of the batsmen at the wicket.2.72 metres). each ‘dot’ to be covered by a white plastic or rubber (but not metal) disc measuring 7 inches (18 cm) in diameter. (refer attached appendix 5). the segment of the circles reserved for the slip positions shall not be demarcated (refer attached appendix 5). during the initial block of powerplay overs (in an uninterrupted innings.57 metres) intervals. the semi-circles shall be linked by two parallel straight lines drawn on the field. the first 10). during the first block of powerplay overs (as set out below).72 metres) (in the undemarcated area) provided only that they are standing in slip. further fielding restrictions shall apply to certain overs in each innings. the fielding restriction areas should be marked by continuous painted white lines or ‘dots’ at 5 yard (4.2. the circles shall have as their centres the centrepoint of the popping crease at either end of the pitch.2.

2.2. once a side has nominated a powerplay.2. Illustrations of 41. their powerplay overs will automatically commence at the latest available point in the innings (e. the fielding captain may nominate his team’s powerplay any time prior to the commencement of the over. Should either or both teams choose not to exercise their discretion. any powerplay overs already taken prior to the interruption will be deemed to have been in sequence: the initial allocation. (The first 10 overs have been Powerplays (PP). is interrupted after 12 overs and reduced to 43 overs.6 in circumstances when the number of overs of the batting team is reduced. in a 50 over innings with one unclaimed powerplay. then on resumption. the decision can not be reversed.21 22 .6. the next two can not be PP.8: a) A match starts as 50 overs. the total number of powerplay overs for the innings is derived from the table in 41. so there are 3 overs of fielding side selection left and all 4 overs for the batting side.2. iNNiNgs duratiON 20 . d) e) 41. 41.23 24 – 26 27 . the number of powerplay overs shall be reduced in accordance with the table below.28 29 – 31 32 – 33 34 – 36 37 – 38 39 – 41 42 – 43 44 – 46 47 – 48 49 First POwErPlay 4 5 5 6 6 7 7 8 8 9 9 10 10 FiEldiNg POwErPlay 2 2 3 3 3 3 4 4 4 4 5 5 5 battiNg POwErPlay 2 2 2 2 3 3 3 3 4 4 4 4 5 POrwErPlay tOtal 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 41.g.8 if play is interrupted not during the powerplay overs. the fielding side’s allocation then the batting side’s allocation. is made in the usual way.22 .) The new PP allocation is 9+4+4. it is necessary to determine how any remaining powerplay overs should be allocated. it should be noted that the table shall apply to both the 1st and 2nd innings of the match.7 Each block of powerplay overs must commence at the start of an over. Neither PP can start until the 16th over and both must be completed by the 40th over. For the sake of clarity. this will begin at the start of the 36th over). of when to take any remaining powerplay overs.04 Standard ONE-day iNtErNatiONal match playing conditionS c) a batsman must nominate his team’s powerplay no later than the moment at which the umpire reaches the stumps at the bowler’s end for the start of the next over. 4. the decision of the batting side. and if applicable of the fielding side. the umpire who will stand at the bowler’s end for the commencement of a powerplay block shall determine which side first made the request.2.

with fewer than the scheduled number of powerplay overs being bowled in the innings. 2nd Powerplay is in progress with 0. then the powerplays will commence at the start of the next over.10 if play is interrupted during the first powerplay and resumes during the second powerplay. is interrupted after 10 overs and reduced to 30 overs. (c) 28 overs.9 if play is interrupted during the first or second powerplay and on resumption the overs required to be bowled in that powerplay have already been exceeded. Powerplay overs are 8+4+3. (b) 38 overs. the second powerplay will be deemed to have been nominated by the fielding captain. The innings is now less than 40 overs. 2nd Powerplay is in progress with 1.2.11 A 50 over innings is interrupted after 9. the specified earliest starting point for the second powerplay no longer applies. (The first 8 overs have been PP. even though it would not otherwise have started before the 16th over. then there will be no further powerplay deliveries bowled in the innings. note that this is the only circumstance under which the powerplay status can be changed during an over.3 out of the fielding team’s 4 overs completed. (d) 20 overs.2.2. 41. As in (b) above but the match resumes as 23 overs each. so the batting side’s 3 over Powerplay can start any time after the 12th over. then subsequent powerplay(s) will assume to have been taken consecutively up to that point.2. a) Powerplay overs are 9+4+4. Illustrations of 41.3 out of the fielding team’s 4 overs completed.2.) The new PP allocation is 6+3+3.e. 41.3 overs. b) c) d) 41. Non-Powerplay restrictions take effect immediately and do not need to wait until the end of the over. All Powerplay overs have been completed. and on resumption has been reduced to (a) 43 overs. it is found on resumption that the recalculated number of powerplay overs remaining exceeds the number of overs to be bowled in the innings.10 and 41.11 if following an interruption. Powerplay overs are 4+2+2. 41. Powerplay overs are 6+3+2. on resumption the total number of powerplay overs for the innings has already been exceeded. 3rd Powerplay is in progress with 0. so there is 1 over of fielding side selection left and all 3 overs for the batting sides. note that if the second powerplay is retrospectively deemed to have started immediately after the reduced first powerplay has finished.2.12 if following an interruption while a powerplay is not in progress. it covers overs 10 to 13.23 . c) 41. so one batting side PP over remains to be taken at their discretion. the next two can not be PP. i.3 out of 2 overs completed. The PP allocation is now 5+2+2. Both teams can use their respective 1 and 3 over allocations at any time.2. The batting side’s 4 over Powerplay can start anytime between the 16th and 37th overs (so as to finish by over 40).Standard ONE-day iNtErNatiONal match playing conditionS b) 04 A match starts as 40 overs.9. 4.

2.04 Standard ONE-day iNtErNatiONal match playing conditionS Illustration of 41.3 shall apply.2 Law 42.2. they shall: a) change the ball forthwith. the batsman at the wicket shall choose the replacement ball from a selection of six other balls of various degrees of usage (including a new ball) and of the same brand as the ball in use prior to the contravention.3 (d) and (e) shall be replaced with the following: if the umpires together agree that the deterioration in the condition of the ball is greater than is consistent with the use it has received.1 Law 42.24 . if the icc match referee is unable to identify the player(s) responsible for such conduct.17 in the event of an infringement of any of the above fielding restrictions.2. the umpires shall report the incident to the icc match referee under the icc code of conduct. 4.16 the public address system shall be used to keep the spectators informed. if the batting side has chosen the powerplay the umpire shall signal this to the scorers by tapping his hands above his head after the signal.Fair aNd uNFair Play 42.4 - Deliberate attempt to distract striker law 42. 41.3 - The Match Ball - changing its condition law 42. but only 12 of the 13 scheduled Powerplay overs can be bowled in the innings. 41. 41. Powerplay overs are 7+3+3. 41. e) together with the other umpire report the incident to the icc match referee who shall take action as is appropriate against the player(s) responsible for the conduct under the icc code of conduct. d) inform the captain of the batting side as soon as practicable of what has occurred. Powerplays automatically resume for the start of the next over.1 overs and reduced to 32 overs.2. they shall consider that there has been a contravention of this law.2. the umpire shall signal such commencement to the scorers by rotating his arm in a large circle.12: A 50 over innings in which only the 1st Powerplay has been taken is interrupted after 29. the captain shall take responsibility and will be subject to such action as is appropriate under the icc code of conduct. c) inform the captain of the fielding side of the reason for the action taken.2.15 a light or other indicator shall be displayed on the scoreboard whenever the powerplay overs are being bowled.14 the umpire shall also indicate to the fielding captain before any signal is made that the batting side has chosen its powerplay.13 at the commencement of each discretionary block of powerplay overs. 42. subject to the following: law 42.4 shall apply subject to the following: in addition. 42 law 42 . the square leg umpire shall call and signal ‘no Ball’. 41. additionally the bowler’s end umpire shall: b) award 5 penalty runs to the batting side. along with the number of overs remaining in the current block of powerplay overs.

this caution shall apply throughout the innings. shall caution the bowler.6 - Dangerous and Unfair Bowling 42.1 (f) below.1 law 42. in the event of a bowler bowling more than one fast short-pitched delivery in an over as defined in clause 42.6 (a) . Should there be any further instance by the same bowler in that innings. for the purpose of this regulation and subject to clause 42. or part thereof.1 (b) above. if there is a second instance of the bowler being no balled in the innings for bowling more than one fast short pitched delivery in an over.5 shall apply subject to the following: 04 in addition. inform the other umpire. if necessary. a differential signal shall be used to signify a fast short pitched delivery.5 - Deliberate distraction or obstruction of batsman law 42. that prevents him from being able to hit it with his bat by means of a normal cricket stroke shall be called a wide.3 Law 42. the bowler thus taken off shall not be allowed to bowl again in that innings. after the call of no ball and when the ball is dead. the over shall be completed by another bowler. or part thereof. the umpire at the bowlers end shall advise the bowler and the batsman on strike when each fast short pitched delivery has been bowled.4. the umpire shall report the incident to the icc match referee under the icc code of conduct. the umpire.4. the umpire shall advise the bowler that this is his final warning for the innings.25 .6 (a) shall be replaced by the following: a) b) a bowler shall be limited to one fast short-pitched delivery per over. the umpire will report the occurrence to the other umpire.4. who shall neither have bowled the previous over. the umpire at the bowlers end shall call and signal no ball on each occasion. 42.the Bowling of Fast Short pitched Balls law 42. c) d) e) f) g) h) i) j) k) 4. For the avoidance of doubt any fast short pitched delivery that is called a wide under this playing condition shall also count as the allowable short pitched delivery in that over. the umpire shall call and signal no ball and when the ball is dead direct the captain to take the bowler off forthwith. the umpire shall call and signal ‘no ball’ and then tap the head with the other hand.Standard ONE-day iNtErNatiONal match playing conditionS 42. a ball that passes above head height of the batsman.4 Law 42. the captain of the fielding side and the batsmen at the wicket of what has occurred. a fast short-pitched delivery is defined as a ball which passes or would have passed above the shoulder height of the striker standing upright at the popping crease. nor be allowed to bowl the next over. the batsmen at the wicket and as soon as possible to the captain of the batting side. in addition. if a bowler delivers a second fast short pitched ball in an over.

the batsman at the wicket and as soon as possible to the captain of the batting side. the umpire will report the occurrence to the other umpire.responsibility of the captains. whether or not it is likely to inflict physical injury on the striker. which passes or would have passed on the full above waist height of the striker standing upright at the popping crease is deemed unfair. if necessary. (refer also to law 42.) b) d) e) f) 42.04 Standard ONE-day iNtErNatiONal match playing conditionS l) the umpires will then report the matter to the icc match referee who shall take such action as is considered appropriate against the captain and the bowler concerned. in addition to calling and signalling no ball.5.6 (b) Bowling of high Full pitched Balls law 42.2 and 42. 4. or part thereof. who shall neither have bowled the previous over. such a delivery is considered likely to inflict physical injury on the batsman. when the ball is dead. when the ball is dead.6 (b) shall be replaced by the following: a) any delivery.26 .1.4.4. height and direction. nor be allowed to bowl the next over.1 Fair and Unfair play . in the opinion of the umpire.5 Law 42. the umpire shall inform the other umpire. 42. they are likely to inflict physical injury on the striker. the captain of the fielding side and the batsmen at the wicket of what has occurred. (refer also to law 42. the bowler thus taken off shall not be allowed to bowl again in that innings.1 the bowling of fast short pitched balls is unfair if in the opinion of the umpire at the bowler’s end he considers that by their repetition and taking into account their length. 42.2 law 42. the umpire shall in addition to calling and signalling no ball.7 - Dangerous and Unfair Bowling - Action by the umpire law 42.) the above is not a substitute for clause 42. c) Should there be any further instance (where a high full pitched ball is bowled and is considered likely to inflict physical injury on the batsman) by the same bowler in that innings.1 Fair and Unfair play . in the event of a bowler bowling a high full pitched ball as defined in clause 42. caution the bowler and issue a first and final warning.4. direct the captain to take the bowler off forthwith.6 the following shall apply at any time during the match: 42.4. the umpires will then report the matter to the icc match referee who shall take such action as is considered appropriate against the captain and the bowler concerned. or part thereof.2 (a) above.responsibility of the captains. the umpire at the bowler’s end shall call and signal no ball. the over shall be completed by another bowler. the umpire at the bowler’s end shall.7 shall be replaced by the following: regardless of any action taken by the umpire as a result of a breach of clauses 42. if.5 below which umpires are able to apply at any time.

42. See law 22.4 Ensure that the over is completed by another bowler.1 Fair and Unfair play responsibility of the captains). the captain of the fielding side and the batsmen of what has occurred.2 in the event of such unfair bowling.4. or part thereof.Standard ONE-day iNtErNatiONal match playing conditionS 04 irrespective of the protective clothing and equipment he may be wearing. nor be allowed to bowl the next over.1 call and signal no ball. g) the umpires will then report the matter to the icc match referee who shall take such action as is considered appropriate against the captain and the bowler concerned.8. caution the bowler and inform the other umpire.responsibility of the captains. 42.6. the umpire at the bowler’s end shall: 42. the over shall be completed by another bowler. or part thereof. (refer also to law 42. provided that the bowler does not bowl two overs or part thereof consecutively. 4.2 was deliberately bowled. then the caution and warning process shall be dispensed with. e) the bowler thus taken off shall not be able to bowl again in that innings. c) Both the above caution and final warning shall continue to apply even though the bowler may later change ends. 42.1 Fair and Unfair play . the umpire at the bowler’s end shall adopt the following procedure: a) in the first instance the umpire shall call and signal no ball.8 shall be replaced by the following: if the umpire considers that a high full pitch delivery which is deemed unfair as defined in clause 42. 42.2 When the ball is dead. the umpire shall call and signal no ball and when the ball is dead direct the captain to take the bowler off forthwith.5.6 Law 42.) 42.5 report the occurrence to the other umpire.6. b) if this caution is ineffective. the relative skill of the striker shall also be taken into consideration. 42. the batsmen at the wicket and as soon as possible to the captain of the batting side. to the captain of the batting side and the icc match referee who shall take such action as is considered appropriate against the captain and the bowler concerned. (refer also to law 42. if necessary. (Bowler incapacitated or Suspended during an over). d) Should there be any further instance by the same bowler in that innings.6.6.3 not allow the bowler to bowl again in that innings. who shall neither have bowled the previous over. he shall repeat the above procedure and indicate to the bowler that this is a final warning. f) the umpire will report the occurrence to the other umpire.8 - Deliberate bowling of High Full Pitched Balls law 42. direct the captain to take the bowler off forthwith.27 .6.

8. 42.9 (b) being replaced by the following: if there is any further waste of time in that innings. 42.8. the action should be regarded by the umpires as time wasting and the provisions of law 42.9 shall apply subject to law 42.11 Law 42.10 shall apply.10 - Batsman Wasting Time law 42.17). subject to the following: if the incoming batsman is not in position to take guard or his partner not ready to receive the next ball within 2 minutes of the fall of the previous wicket.5 and 42.28 . if the bowler fails in an attempt to run out the non-striker. Whether the attempt is successful or not. to attempt to run out the non-striker.14 Batsman damaging the pitch law 42.8.6 such cautions and warnings are not to be cumulative. the umpire shall call and signal dead ball as soon possible. and. 42.04 Standard ONE-day iNtErNatiONal match playing conditionS 42.8. 42. See also clause 37 above. 42.14 shall apply.8 Law 42.10 shall apply.9 Law 42. before releasing the ball and provided he has not completed his usual delivery swing.4 report the occurrence to the icc match referee who shall take such action as is considered appropriate against the captain and the team concerned under the icc code of conduct.2 award 5 penalty runs to the batting side (see law 42.2. 42. the batsmen at the wicket and as soon as possible the captain of the batting side of what has occurred. in addition.12 Use of Electronic Communications Equipment the use of electronic communication devices and equipment of any kind to communicate with players on the field of play shall not be permitted. 42.4. the ball shall not count as one of the over.3 inform the other umpire.1 call and signal dead ball if necessary.1.10 Law 42. 42.4. by any member of the fielding side the umpire shall: 42.15 – Bowler attempting to run out non-striker before delivery law 42.9 - Time Wasting by the Fielding Side law 42. 4. 42.15 shall be replaced by the following: the bowler is permitted.7 Action by the umpires for dangerous and unfair Bowling Should the umpires initiate the caution and warning procedures set out in clauses 42. 42. the umpires will report the incident to the icc match referee under the icc code of conduct.

Some penalty runs can be referred to the icc match referee for further action if necessary.29 . 4.Standard ONE-day iNtErNatiONal match playing conditionS aPPENdiX 1 04 all penalty runs in the laws of cricket (2000 4th Edition – 2010) now apply in international cricket.

F) G divided by 4.04 Time Standard ONE-day iNtErNatiONal match playing conditionS aPPENdiX 2 Calculation Sheet for Use When Delays or Interruptions Occur in First Innings of One Day Internationals net playing time available at start of the match time innings in progress playing time lost Extra time available time made up from reduced interval Effective playing time lost [C – (D + E)] remaining playing time available (A .6) _______ + _______ + _______ Rescheduled Playing Hours First session to commence or recommence length of innings [I x 4.2] rescheduled cessation time (round up fractions) [J + (K – B)] length of interval Second session commencement time rescheduled cessation time = (L + K) ___________ (J) ___________ (K) ___________ ___________ ___________ (L) ___________ 4.2 (to 2 decimal places) max overs per team [H/2] (rounded up if not a whole number) max overs per bowler [ I / 5 ] 420 minutes (A) ___________ (B) ___________ (C) ___________ (D) ___________ (E) ___________ (F) ___________ (G) ___________ (H) ___________ (I) ___________ duration of powerplay overs (refer to 41.30 .2.

Standard ONE-day iNtErNatiONal match playing conditionS aPPENdiX 3 Time original cessation time of innings time at start of interruption restart time length of interruption [C – B] Extra time available total playing time lost [D – E] amended cessation time of innings [A + E] Overs maximum overs at start of innings overs lost [F / 4. overs per bowler [J / 5] First innings ___________ + ___________ + ___________ Second innings ___________ + ___________ + ___________ 04 Calculation Sheet for Use When Delays or Interruptions Occur in Second Innings of One Day Internationals ___________ (A) ___________ (B) ___________ (C) ___________ (D) ___________ (E) ___________ (F) ___________ (G) ___________ (H) ___________ (I) ___________ (J) ___________ overs duration of powerplay overs (initial. batting side) ___________ 4. fielding team.31 .2] ignore fractions adjusted maximum length of innings [H – I] Overs per bowler and Fielding Restrictions max.

18cm) 17 inches .CrEasE markiNgs 4.32 (43.04 Standard ONE-day iNtErNatiONal match playing conditionS aPPENdiX 4 .18cm) 17 inches (43.

33 . 4. measured from the popping crease at a point level with the middle stump.Standard ONE-day iNtErNatiONal match playing conditionS aPPENdiX 5 04 Restriction of the placement of fieldsmen the final mark of the 15 yards radius shall be a line placed at an angle of 45°.

a team’s run rate will be calculated by reference to the number of runs scored divided by the number of overs. or revised target.25 times that of the opposition.1 40.5 4 3. Whenever a target. is set. 4.125 2.1 40.5 2 1. or extras.8 4. Where a side is all out.1 40.5 1.2 2.6 3.3 4. the exact number of overs.5 7.0 40.balls have been bowled. once these overs. bonus run rates and bonus defensive targets are derived as a function of the revised target score (less one run) and maximum overs.875 40.4 2 1.1 40. eg a multiple scoring shot.0 40. Where matches are shortened and targets revised through the duckworth/lewis system.625 5 4.375 3.04 Standard ONE-day iNtErNatiONal match playing conditionS aPPENdiX 6 Bonus Point System 1 bonus point for any team that achieves victory with a run rate 1.75 3.balls faced.5 5 4.875 6. if the target has not then been achieved the bonus point can not be gained by any subsequent event. the number of overs to be used is the maximum number of overs that side was otherwise eligible to face.balls within which the side batting second must achieve this target in order to gain the bonus point should be announced. (a) Examples of criteria for the award of bonus points TEAM BATTING FIRST TEAM BATTING SECOND TEAM BOWLING SECOND SCORE RUN RATE REQUIRED RUN RATE BALLS TO WIN (OVERS) REQUIRED RUN RATE TARGET SCORE 300 275 250 225 200 175 150 125 100 75 6 5.8 2.0 40.2 40.25 5.5 6.4 4 3.34 .5 3 2.6 1.1 40.2 240 220 200 180 160 140 120 100 80 60 Note: the ‘target score’ shown in the last column is the maximum total that the team batting second can make for the team batting first to qualify for the bonus point.

the home Board is to ensure that a separate room is provided for the third umpire and that he has access to the television equipment and technology as specified in appendix 9 so as to be in the best position to facilitate the referral and/or consultation processes referred to in paragraphs 2 (Umpire review) and 3 (player review) below. 2. if the delivery was not a fair delivery he shall indicate that the batsman is not out and advise the on-field umpire to signal no ball.5. Stumping and Hit Wicket Decisions a) the on-field umpire shall be entitled to refer an appeal for a run-out.10 below.2.breach of this provision would constitute dissent and the player could be liable for discipline under the icc code of conduct.2. 2.Standard ONE-day iNtErNatiONal match playing conditionS aPPENdiX 7 1 gENEral 1. 2.1 04 Third Umpire TV Replay System – Playing Conditions (MINIMUM STANDARDS) • • the drS includes: the process for the referral by the on-field umpires of a decision to the third umpire and/or the consultation process (between the on-field umpire(s) and the third umpire) initiated by the on-field umpire(s) as set out in paragraph 2 below and which have been collectively termed in these playing conditions as an “Umpire review”.4 and 2. stumping or hit wicket to the third umpire. 2. the third umpire shall call for as many replays from any camera angle as is necessary to reach a decision.35 . and the process initiated by the players for the review of an on-field umpire’s decision (by means of a consultation between the on-field umpire(s) and the third umpire) as set out in paragraph 3 below and which has been termed in these playing conditions as the “player review”.3.1 Run Out. the icc shall appoint an independent technology expert (icc technical official) to be present at every series to assist the third umpire and to protect the integrity of the drS process. to consult with the third umpire before making the decision and should take a common sense approach.3 the home Board will be required to ensure that the television technology specifications set out in appendix 9 are provided. in particular. 1.4 and 2.(a). a decision should be made within 30 seconds whenever possible. See also paragraph 3. but the third umpire shall have the discretion to take more time. 4. as a guide. 1. Save for requesting the umpire to review his decision under paragraph 3 (player review) below.1.5 below.4 2 umPirE rEviEw in the circumstances detailed in paragraphs 2. b) an on-field umpire wishing to refer a decision to the third umpire shall signal to the third umpire by making the shape of a tV screen with his hands. c) in the case of a referral of a hit wicket or stumping decision. the on-field umpire has the discretion to refer the decision to the third umpire or.2 1. players may not appeal to the umpire to use the Umpire review . 2. the third umpire shall first check the fairness of the delivery (fair delivery – the feet or full toss above waist height). in the case of 2.

4. he shall initiate the process described in paragraph 3. in reviewing the television replay(s). however.36 . ii iii the third umpire has to determine whether the ball was a bump ball or not. the third umpire shall first check the fairness of the delivery (fair delivery – the feet or full toss above waist height) and whether the batsman has hit the ball. this will not count as a player review for the purposes of paragraph 3. Caught Decisions in the event of an appeal for a caught decision: a) Clean Catches i Should the bowler’s end umpire be unable to decide whether or not a catch was taken cleanly. advise the on-field umpire to signal no ball. who will take into account the on-field umpires’ initial views and any other advice received from the third umpire. iv When reviewing the tV replay(s). in the case of an unfair delivery. b) Bump Ball i Should the bowler’s end umpire be unable to decide whether a catch was taken from a bump ball or not. Following such consultation. a white light (where available) will remain illuminated throughout the period of interruption to signify to the on-field umpires that the tV replay system is temporarily unavailable. in which case the decision will be taken by the on-field umpire. (as an alternative to the red/ green light system and where available.3 below as if the batsman has been given not out.10 below. however. the third umpire shall first check the fairness of the delivery (fair delivery – the feet) and whether the batsman has hit the ball. if the third umpire believes that the batsman may instead be out by any other mode of dismissal. See also paragraph 3. the final decision will be made and given by the bowler’s end umpire. advise the on-field umpire to signal no ball. and in the case of an unfair delivery.5. if the third umpire believes that the batsman may instead be out by another mode of dismissal.1 (b). Should the third umpire be temporarily unable to respond. the big replay screen may be used for the purpose of conveying the third umpire’s decision.) e) When reviewing the tV replay(s). if the delivery was not a fair delivery or if it is clear to the third umpire that the batsman did not hit the ball he shall indicate to the on-field umpire that the batsman is not out caught. See also paragraph 3. 2.5.04 Standard ONE-day iNtErNatiONal match playing conditionS d) if the third umpire decides the batsman is out a red light is displayed. Should both on-field umpires be unable to make a decision. this will not count as a player review for the purposes of paragraph 3. excluding lbw. ii iii the third umpire has to determine whether the batsman has been caught. in reviewing the television replay(s). he shall first consult with the square leg umpire. excluding lbw. a green light means not-out. the bowler’s end umpire shall be entitled to refer the decision to the third umpire to review a tV replay(s) of the batsman’s stroke as in paragraph 2.2. he shall first consult with the square leg umpire. they may consult by two-way radio with the third umpire.10 below. if the delivery was not a fair delivery or if it is clear to the third umpire that the batsman did not hit the ball he shall indicate that the batsman is not out and. he shall initiate the process described in paragraph 3.3 below as if the batsman has been given not out. Should both on-field umpires be unable to make a decision.

and it shall be treated as runs scored by the batting side. the final decision shall be indicated in the normal fashion by the relevant on-field umpire.37 . or whether a four or six had been scored.3 below as if the batsman has been given not out. in running between the wickets. he shall initiate the process described in paragraph 3. b) an on-field umpire wishing the assistance of the third umpire in this circumstance shall communicate with the third umpire by use of a two-way radio and the third umpire will convey his decision to the on-field umpire by this method. 2.5 Batsmen Running to the Same End a) in the event of both batsmen running to the same end and the umpires are uncertain over which batsmen made his ground first. excluding lbw. this will not count as a player review for the purposes of paragraph 3. 3.Standard ONE-day iNtErNatiONal match playing conditionS 04 iv the third umpire shall communicate his decision by the system as in paragraph 2.5. 2. the on-field umpire shall be entitled to consult with the third umpire if he feels that the batsman. 3 PlayEr rEviEw the following clauses shall operate in addition to and in conjunction with paragraph 2 (Umpire review). 2. the status quo will remain. a decision is to be made immediately and cannot be changed thereafter.1 (d). if the third umpire believes that the batsman may instead be out by another mode of dismissal. v When reviewing the tV replay(s). c) the third umpire may initiate contact with the on-field umpire by two-way radio if tV coverage shows a boundary line infringement or incident that appears not to have been acted upon by the on-field umpires. c) Following such consultation with the third umpire. b) Such consultation shall be initiated by the on-field umpire and will be done to help him decide the extent of any change in direction and whether the obstruction was wilful or not.1 Circumstances in which a Player Review may be requested a) a player may request a review of any decision taken by the on-field umpires concerning whether or not a batsman is dismissed. 4.3 (b) shall apply. the on-field umpire may consult with the third umpire.3 Boundary Decisions a) the on-field umpire shall be entitled to refer to the third umpire for a decision about whether the fieldsman had any part of his person in contact with the ball when he touched the boundary or when he had any part of his person grounded beyond the boundary. may have significantly changed his direction (refer clause 37). with the exception of lbw and timed out.4 Obstructing the Field a) Following an appeal from the fielding side. b) the procedure in paragraph 2. note: if the television evidence is inconclusive as to whether or not a boundary has been scored.

3.04 Standard ONE-day iNtErNatiONal match playing conditionS b) For the avoidance of doubt. c) the captain may consult with the bowler and other fielders or the two batsmen may consult with each other prior to deciding whether to request a player review. the on-field umpire should provide the player with a prompt after 10 seconds if the request has not been made at that time and the player should request the review immediately thereafter. b) the total time elapsed between the ball becoming dead and the review request being made should be no more than 15 seconds. d) a decision concerning whether or not a batsman is dismissed that could have been the subject of an Umpire review under paragraph 2 is eligible for a player review as soon as it is clear that the on-field umpire has chosen not to initiate the Umpire review. b) he will initiate communication with the third umpire by confirming the decision that has been made and that the player has requested a player review. The process of consultation a) on receipt of an eligible and timely request for a player review.3 (i). if the umpires believe that the captain or batsman has received direct or indirect input emanating other than from the players on the field.2 The manner of requesting the Player Review a) the request should be made by the player making a ‘t’ sign with both forearms at head height.8 (c) below for the process for addressing both an Umpire and player review) f) other than in the specific circumstances described in 3.3. d) no replays. 4. See also paragraph 3. the on-field umpire will make the sign of a television with his hands in the normal way. should be shown on a big screen to spectators until the time allowed for the requesting of a player review has elapsed. if the umpires believe that a request has not been made within the 15 second time frame.38 . other than when consulting the on-field umpire. Under no circumstances is any player permitted to query an umpire about any aspect of a decision before deciding on whether or not to request a player review. the player review request may be made after the Umpire review provided it is still within the timescale described in (b) above. signals from the dressing room must not be given. this does not preclude a player seeking a player review of a separate incident from the same delivery. such consultation will need to occur almost instantly and be very brief. however in order to meet the requirement of (b) above. independent of outside help or comment. they will decline to review the decision. a request for a player review may not be withdrawn once it has been made. e) if either on-field umpire initiates an Umpire review under paragraph 2. either at normal speed or slow motion. c) the third umpire must then work alone. no other decisions made by the umpires are eligible for a player review. 3. in particular.11 below. c) only the batsman involved in a dismissal may request a player review of an ‘out’ decision and only the captain (or acting captain) of the fielding team may request a player review of a ‘not out’ decision.8 (b) and 3. then they may at their discretion decline the request for a player review. (See 3.

2(a) (‘full toss passing above waist height’). the fielding captain may not request a review of a not out lbw decision.10 below. then he should report that the replays are ‘inconclusive’. the third umpire shall not withhold any other factual information which may help in the decision making process.39 . then if the original decision was out lbw.5 (e). then it shall still proceed on the basis that the review is to determine if the batsman may be out through some other mode of dismissal. the batsman will then immediately leave the field and the review will be regarded as withdrawn. believing he may have been given out caught.4.5 (‘fair delivery – the feet’) and under clause 42. even if the information is not directly prompted by the on-field umpire’s questions. j) k) in circumstances where the television technology (all or parts thereof) is not available to the third umpire or fails for whatever reason. in reviewing a dismissal. if a batsman who is genuinely unsure as to his mode of dismissal requests a review. however. g) the third umpire should initially check whether the delivery is fair under law 24. in particular. f) the third umpire shall not provide any information concerning whether the batsman should or should not have been given out lbw. the third umpire is unable to answer with a high degree of confidence a particular question posed by the on-field umpire. where appropriate advising the on-field umpire accordingly. h) if despite the available technology. e. i) a batsman may not request a review of an out lbw decision. the third umpire should not give answers conveying likelihoods or probabilities. however. See also paragraph 3. such as “do you think that was out?” are to be avoided. l) the on-field umpire must then make his decision based on those factual questions that were answered by the third umpire. 4. the third umpire will look only for evidence of any other mode of dismissal and shall provide no information relating to the original lbw decision.g. he shall advise the on-field umpire accordingly. excluding lbw. where possible phrased in a manner leading to yes or no answers. Questions requiring a single answer based on a series of judgements. any other factual information offered by the third umpire and his recollection and opinion of the original incident. the process of consultation in respect of such other mode of dismissal shall then be conducted as if the batsman has been given not out. m) the on-field umpire will reverse his decision if the nature of the supplementary information received from the third umpire leads him to conclude that his original decision was incorrect.3 (f)) and other permitted technology.Standard ONE-day iNtErNatiONal match playing conditionS 04 d) a two-way consultation process should begin to investigate whether there is anything that the third umpire can see or hear which would indicate that the on-field umpire should change his decision. e) this consultation should be on points of fact. the umpire will again raise his finger. if such a review is requested. the third umpire shall advise the on-field umpire of this fact but still provide any relevant factual information that may be ascertained from the available television replays (subject to 3. if the third umpire believes that the batsman may instead be out by another mode of dismissal. See also paragraph 3.

4 The process for communicating the final decision a) When the on-field umpire has reached a decision. he should advise the tV director (directly or via the third umpire). d) if a player review and an Umpire review occur from the same delivery and the decision from the Umpire review renders the player review unnecessary (see 3. no reinstatement shall be made where the technology worked as intended. for the innings in progress. if a player review results in the umpire reversing his original decision. c) if the mode of dismissal is not obvious or not the same as that on which the original decision was based. then the request has been successful and does not count towards the innings limit. the number of player reviews remaining available to each team. Where the decision is a reversal of the on-field umpire’s previous decision. 4. the correct decision could still have been made using the other available technology whose use is permitted.04 Standard ONE-day iNtErNatiONal match playing conditionS 3. then the player review request will be ignored and not be counted as unsuccessful. an umpire upholds a decision of ‘out’. g) the scoreboard shall display.8 (c)).5 Number of Player Review requests permitted a) Each team is allowed to make one unsuccessful player review requests per innings.40 . if the umpire’s decision is unchanged. but for a different mode of dismissal from that for which the original decision was given. an umpire upholds a decision of ‘not out’ on account of the delivery being a no ball for any reason. he should make the ‘revoke last signal’ indication immediately prior to the above. the player review is unsuccessful. c) if following a player review. after one unsuccessful requests by one team. then this will not be counted as an unsuccessful request and not count towards the innings limit. despite any technical failures. b) if following a player review. then the umpire should advise the official scorers via the third umpire. thereby not requiring any review of the subsequent action . if the review could not properly be concluded due to a failure of the technology. 3. any such decision shall be final and should be taken as soon as possible once all the relevant facts have been ascertained by the match referee. Similarly. no further player review requests will be allowed by that team during the current innings. then the request will still be regarded as unsuccessful. e) an unsuccessful review may be re-instated by the match referee at his sole discretion (if appropriate after consultation with the icc technical official and/or the television broadcast director). b) For player reviews concerning potential dismissals. f) the third umpire shall be responsible for counting the number of unsuccessful player reviews and advising the on-field umpires once either team has exhausted their allowance for that innings. an unsuccessful review shall not be re-instated if. he should then indicate “out” by raising his finger above his head in a normal yet prominent manner or indicate “not out” by the call of ‘not out’ and by crossing his hands in a horizontal position side to side in front and above his waist three times (as per a ‘safe’ decision in baseball).8 (b) and 3. but the evidence gleaned from its use was “inconclusive”.

the ball will retrospectively be deemed to have become dead from the moment of the dismissal event. all subsequent events. the Umpire review and the player review both relate to the dismissal of the same batsman iii. 3. the player review has been requested by the fielding side ii. other than any no Balls penalty that could arise under 3. an original decision of ‘out’ is changed to ‘not out’. 4. b) the Umpire review should be carried out prior to the player review if all of the following conditions apply: i.8 Combining Umpire Reviews with Player Reviews a) if an Umpire review (under clause 2) and a player review request are made following the same delivery but relating to separate modes of dismissal. are ignored. then it may be removed prior to or during a match. then the ball is still deemed to have become dead when the original decision was made (as per law 23. will not benefit from any runs that may subsequently have accrued from the delivery had the on-field umpire originally made a ‘not out’ decision. then this will be displayed in the usual manner and the player review will not be performed. if the batsman is out. Slow motion replays from all available cameras Super slow motion replays from all available cameras Ultra motion camera replays from all available cameras Sound from the stump microphones with the replays at normal speed and slow motion hot Spot cameras in addition.1(a)(iii)). while benefiting from the reversal of the dismissal. other forms of technology may be used subject to agreement between the two Boards and to icc being satisfied that the required standards of accuracy and time efficiency can be met b) Where practical usage or further testing indicates that any of the above forms of technology cannot reliably provide accurate and timely information. the batsman on strike for the next delivery would be the same for both modes of dismissal. the final decision regarding the technology to be used in a given match will be taken by the icc match referee in consultation with the icc technical official. then the third umpire will make no public decision but proceed to address the player review request. the number of runs scored from the delivery would be the same for both modes of dismissal iv.Standard ONE-day iNtErNatiONal match playing conditionS 3. b) if an original decision of ‘not out’ is changed to ‘out’. 3. if the batsman is out. including any runs scored.41 . icc management and the competing teams’ governing bodies.7 Use of technology a) the following technology may be used by the third umpire.3 (g) above. the batting side.6 Dead ball 04 a) if following a player review request. if the Umpire review results in a not out decision. c) if the Umpire review leads the third umpire to make a decision of ‘out’. the following procedure shall apply.

e.42 . 3.1).2(d) 4. consultation with the third umpire shall be by way of two way radio. if the conclusion from the first incident is that a batsman is dismissed. then the ball would be deemed to have become dead at that point. See also 3. rendering investigation of the second incident unnecessary. including lbw) and which is not the subject of an Umpire or player review.04 Standard ONE-day iNtErNatiONal match playing conditionS d) in all other circumstances.10 No Balls Following any mode of dismissal that is not permitted off a no ball (i. the third umpire should deem this to be the first frame in which one of the bails is shown (or can be deduced) to have lost all contact with the top of the stumps and subsequent frames show the bail permanently removed from the top of the stumps. if the on-field umpire is uncertain as the fairness of the delivery (foot-fault only). the two incidents shall be addressed in chronological order. 3. 3. he shall be entitled to request the batsman to delay leaving the field and to check the fairness of the delivery (foot-fault only) with the third umpire.9 Interpretation of Laws a) When using a replay to determine the moment at which the wicket has been put down (as per law 28. if the delivery was not a fair delivery the on-field umpire shall indicate that the batsman is not-out and signal no-ball.11 Big Screen Policy the current icc big screen policy will apply.

breach of this provision would constitute dissent and the player could be liable for discipline under the icc code of conduct.43 . 2. if the delivery was not a fair delivery he shall indicate that the batsman is not out and advise the on-field umpire to signal no ball.2.10 below. Stumping and Hit Wicket Decisions a) the on-field umpire shall be entitled to refer an appeal for a run-out. Save for requesting the umpire to review his decision under paragraph 3 (player review) below.1 Run Out.3.5. 4.(a).2. the icc shall appoint an independent technology expert (icc technical official) to be present at every series to assist the third umpire and to protect the integrity of the drS process. 2.4 and 2.5 below. the home Board is to ensure that a separate room is provided for the third umpire and that he has access to the television equipment and technology as specified in appendix 9 so as to be in the best position to facilitate the referral and/or consultation processes referred to in paragraphs 2 (Umpire review) and 3 (player review) below.3 the home Board will be required to ensure that the television technology specifications set out in appendix 9 are provided. in particular. and the process initiated by the players for the review of an on-field umpire’s decision (by means of a consultation between the on-field umpire(s) and the third umpire) as set out in paragraph 3 below and which has been termed in these playing conditions as the “player review”. See also paragraph 3. but the third umpire shall have the discretion to take more time. the third umpire shall call for as many replays from any camera angle as is necessary to reach a decision. players may not appeal to the umpire to use the Umpire review . the third umpire shall first check the fairness of the delivery (fair delivery – the feet or full toss above waist height). as a guide. 1.2 1. stumping or hit wicket to the third umpire.4 and 2.1 04 Third Umpire TV Replay System – Playing Conditions (ENHANCED STANDARDS) • • the drS includes: the process for the referral by the on-field umpires of a decision to the third umpire and/or the consultation process (between the on-field umpire(s) and the third umpire) initiated by the on-field umpire(s) as set out in paragraph 2 below and which have been collectively termed in these playing conditions as an “Umpire review”. the on-field umpire has the discretion to refer the decision to the third umpire or. 2.Standard ONE-day iNtErNatiONal match playing conditionS aPPENdiX 8 1 gENEral 1.1. c) in the case of a referral of a hit wicket or stumping decision. in the case of 2. 2. 2.4 2 umPirE rEviEw in the circumstances detailed in paragraphs 2. 1. a decision should be made within 30 seconds whenever possible. b) an on-field umpire wishing to refer a decision to the third umpire shall signal to the third umpire by making the shape of a tV screen with his hands. to consult with the third umpire before making the decision and should take a common sense approach.

he shall first consult with the square leg umpire.10 below. in reviewing the television replay(s). iv When reviewing the tV replay(s). this will not count as a player review for the purposes of paragraph 3. a green light means not-out. he shall initiate the process described in paragraph 3. the big replay screen may be used for the purpose of conveying the third umpire’s decision. Following such consultation. 2. however. advise the on-field umpire to signal no ball. who will take into account the on-field umpires’ initial views and any other advice received from the third umpire.3 below as if the batsman has been given not out. in reviewing the television replay(s).5. beyond that initially consulted upon. they may consult by two-way radio with the third umpire. (as an alternative to the red/ green light system and where available.04 Standard ONE-day iNtErNatiONal match playing conditionS d) if the third umpire decides the batsman is out a red light is displayed.2 Caught Decisions in the event of an appeal for a caught decision: a) Clean Catches i Should the bowler’s end umpire be unable to decide whether or not a catch was taken cleanly.) e) When reviewing the tV replay(s). however. the final decision will be made and given by the bowler’s end umpire. ii iii the third umpire has to determine whether the batsman has been caught. a white light (where available) will remain illuminated throughout the period of interruption to signify to the on-field umpires that the tV replay system is temporarily unavailable. Should both on-field umpires be unable to make a decision. 4.5.1 (b). if the delivery was not a fair delivery or if it is clear to the third umpire that the batsman did not hit the ball he shall indicate that the batsman is not out and. and in the case of an unfair delivery. b) Bump Ball i Should the bowler’s end umpire be unable to decide whether a catch was taken from a bump ball or not. if the third umpire believes that the batsman may instead be out by any other mode of dismissal. if the third umpire believes that the batsman may instead be out by any other mode of dismissal.44 . beyond that initially consulted upon. ii iii the third umpire has to determine whether the ball was a bump ball or not. Should both on-field umpires be unable to make a decision. he shall first consult with the square leg umpire.3 below as if the batsman has been given not out. this will not count as a player review for the purposes of paragraph 3. the third umpire shall first check the fairness of the delivery (fair delivery – the feet or full toss above waist height) and whether the batsman has hit the ball. Should the third umpire be temporarily unable to respond. in which case the decision will be taken by the on-field umpire. See also paragraph 3.10 below. if the delivery was not a fair delivery or if it is clear to the third umpire that the batsman did not hit the ball he shall indicate to the on-field umpire that the batsman is not out caught. he shall initiate the process described in paragraph 3. advise the on-field umpire to signal no ball. in the case of an unfair delivery. the third umpire shall first check the fairness of the delivery (fair delivery – the feet) and whether the batsman has hit the ball. See also paragraph 3. the bowler’s end umpire shall be entitled to refer the decision to the third umpire to review a tV replay(s) of the batsman’s stroke as in paragraph 2.

b) the procedure in paragraph 2. may have significantly changed his direction (refer clause 37). the on-field umpire shall be entitled to consult with the third umpire if he feels that the batsman. beyond that initially consulted upon. 2. or whether a four or six had been scored.5.3 below as if the batsman has been given not out.Standard ONE-day iNtErNatiONal match playing conditionS 04 iv the third umpire shall communicate his decision by the system as in paragraph 2.45 .3 (b) shall apply. and it shall be treated as runs scored by the batting side. 4.3 Boundary Decisions a) the on-field umpire shall be entitled to refer to the third umpire for a decision about whether the fieldsman had any part of his person in contact with the ball when he touched the boundary or when he had any part of his person grounded beyond the boundary. he shall initiate the process described in paragraph 3. the final decision shall be indicated in the normal fashion by the relevant on-field umpire. b) Such consultation shall be initiated by the on-field umpire and will be done to help him decide the extent of any change in direction and whether the obstruction was wilful or not. note: if the television evidence is inconclusive as to whether or not a boundary has been scored. c) the third umpire may initiate contact with the on-field umpire by two-way radio if tV coverage shows a boundary line infringement or incident that appears not to have been acted upon by the on-field umpires. 2. this will not count as a player review for the purposes of paragraph 3. the on-field umpire may consult with the third umpire.1 Circumstances in which a Player Review may be requested a) a player may request a review of any decision taken by the on-field umpires concerning whether or not a batsman is dismissed. v When reviewing the tV replay(s). with the exception of ‘timed out’ (player review).1 (d). a decision is to be made immediately and cannot be changed thereafter. 2. c) Following such consultation with the third umpire. in running between the wickets. if the third umpire believes that the batsman may instead be out by any other mode of dismissal. b) an on-field umpire wishing the assistance of the third umpire in this circumstance shall communicate with the third umpire by use of a two-way radio and the third umpire will convey his decision to the on-field umpire by this method. 3 PlayEr rEviEw the following clauses shall operate in addition to and in conjunction with paragraph 2 (Umpire review).5 Batsmen Running to the Same End a) in the event of both batsmen running to the same end and the umpires are uncertain over which batsmen made his ground first. 3.4 Obstructing the Field a) Following an appeal from the fielding side. the status quo will remain.

should be shown on a big screen to spectators until the time allowed for the requesting of a player review has elapsed. 3. the player review request may be made after the Umpire review provided it is still within the timescale described in (b) above. signals from the dressing room must not be given. however in order to meet the requirement of (b) above. e) if either on-field umpire initiates an Umpire review under paragraph 2. b) the total time elapsed between the ball becoming dead and the review request being made should be no more than 15 seconds. See also paragraph 3. b) he will initiate communication with the third umpire by confirming the decision that has been made and that the player has requested a player review.3 The process of consultation a) on receipt of an eligible and timely request for a player review. c) the captain may consult with the bowler and other fielders or the two batsmen may consult with each other prior to deciding whether to request a player review. (See 3. independent of outside help or comment. f) a request for a player review may not be withdrawn once it has been made.11 below. such consultation will need to occur almost instantly and be very brief. they will decline to review the decision. the on-field umpire will make the sign of a television with his hands in the normal way. 4. d) a decision concerning whether or not a batsman is dismissed that could have been the subject of a Umpire review under paragraph 2 is eligible for a player review as soon as it is clear that the on-field umpire has chosen not to initiate the Umpire review. if the umpires believe that the captain or batsman has received direct or indirect input emanating other than from the players on the field. other than when consulting the on-field umpire. c) the third umpire must then work alone. no other decisions made by the umpires are eligible for a player review.46 . d) no replays.8 (c) below for the process for addressing both an Umpire and player review). 3. the on-field umpire should provide the player with a prompt after 10 seconds if the request has not been made at that time and the player should request the review immediately thereafter. if the umpires believe that a request has not been made within the 15 second time frame. Under no circumstances is any player permitted to query an umpire about any aspect of a decision before deciding on whether or not to request a player review. c) only the batsman involved in a dismissal may request a player review of an ‘out’ decision and only the captain (or acting captain) of the fielding team may request a player review of a ‘not out’ decision. this does not preclude a player seeking a player review of a separate incident from the same delivery.2 The manner of requesting the Player Review a) the request should be made by the player making a ‘t’ sign with both forearms at head height.04 Standard ONE-day iNtErNatiONal match playing conditionS b) For the avoidance of doubt. in particular.8 (b) and 3. then they may at their discretion decline the request for a player review. either at normal speed or slow motion.

if a ‘not out’ decision is being reviewed. the process of consultation described in this paragraph in respect of such other mode of dismissal shall then be conducted as if the batsman has been given not out. however. g) the third umpire should initially check whether the delivery is fair under law 24. he shall advise the on-field umpire accordingly. specifically when advising on lBW decisions.47 . in line with the stumps). in order to report that the point of impact is between wicket and wicket (i.9 (a) below should be strictly applied.e. h) if despite the available technology. in reviewing a dismissal.10 below.e. the evidence provided by technology should show that the centre of the ball would have hit the stumps within an area demarcated by a line drawn below the lower edge of the bails and down the middle of the outer stumps. f) the third umpire shall not withhold any factual information which may help in the decision making process. ii) With regard to the point of impact - iii) With regard to determining whether the ball was likely to have hit the stumps: if a ‘not out’ decision is being reviewed.4. i) Subject to paragraph 3. in order to report that the ball is hitting the stumps. where appropriate advising the on-field umpire accordingly.2(a) (‘full toss passing above waist height’).Standard ONE-day iNtErNatiONal match playing conditionS 04 d) a two-way consultation process should begin to investigate whether there is anything that the third umpire can see or hear which would indicate that the on-field umpire should change his decision. then he should report that the replays are ‘inconclusive’. the third umpire is unable to answer with a high degree of confidence a particular question posed by the on-field umpire. outside the line of the stumps). even if the information is not directly prompted by the on-field umpire’s questions. in particular. the evidence provided by technology should show that no part of the ball at the moment of interception is between wicket and wicket. the requirement for a high degree of confidence should be interpreted as follows: i) With regard to determining the point of pitching the evidence provided by technology should be regarded as definitive and the laws as interpreted in clause 3.3 (j) below. such as “do you think that was lBW?” are to be avoided. the evidence provided by technology should show that the centre of the ball at the moment of interception is between wicket and wicket.5 (‘fair delivery – the feet’) and under clause 42. where the evidence shows that the ball would have hit the stumps within the demarcated area as set out above but that: 4. if the third umpire believes that the batsman may instead be out by any other mode of dismissal. Questions requiring a single answer based on a series of judgements. the third umpire should not give answers conveying likelihoods or probabilities. e) this consultation should be on points of fact. in order to report that the point of impact is not between wicket and wicket (i. See also paragraph 3. if an ‘out’ decision is being reviewed. where possible phrased in a manner leading to yes or no answers.

4. c) if following a player review. b) if following a player review. the original decision will stand (i. then the request has been successful and does not count towards the innings limit. no further player review requests will be allowed by that team during the current innings. an umpire upholds a decision of ‘out’. or the point of impact is more than 250cm but less than 300cm from the stumps and the distance between point of pitching and point of impact is less than 40cm.e.5 (d). then this will not be counted as an unsuccessful request and not count towards the innings limit. if the umpire’s decision is unchanged. after one unsuccessful request by one team. he should then indicate “out” by raising his finger above his head in a normal yet prominent manner or indicate “not out” by the call of ‘not out’ and by crossing his hands in a horizontal position side to side in front and above his waist three times (as per a ‘safe’ decision in baseball). b) For player reviews concerning potential dismissals. 3. See also paragraph 3.5 Number of Player Review requests permitted a) Each team is allowed to make one unsuccessful player review requests per innings. he should make the ‘revoke last signal’ indication immediately prior to the above. not out).4 The process for communicating the final decision a) When the on-field umpire has reached a decision. if a player review results in the umpire reversing his original decision. he should advise the tV director (directly or via the third umpire).48 . in order to report that the ball is missing the stumps. then the request will still be regarded as unsuccessful. an umpire upholds a decision of ‘not out’ on account of the delivery being a no ball for any reason. then the umpire should advise the official scorers via the third umpire. thereby not requiring any review of the ball’s subsequent trajectory. the third umpire shall advise the on-field umpire of this fact but still provide any relevant factual information that may be ascertained from the available television replays and other technology. Where the decision is a reversal of the on-field umpire’s previous decision. l) the on-field umpire will reverse his decision if the nature of the supplementary information received from the third umpire leads him to conclude that his original decision was incorrect. j) in circumstances where the television technology (all or parts thereof) is not available to the third umpire or fails for whatever reason.04 Standard ONE-day iNtErNatiONal match playing conditionS • • - the point of impact is 300cm or more from the stumps. but for a different mode of dismissal from that for which the original decision was given. k) the on-field umpire must then make his decision based on those factual questions that were answered by the third umpire. the evidence of the technology should show that no part of the ball would have made contact with any part of the stumps or bails. any other factual information offered by the third umpire and his recollection and opinion of the original incident. c) if the mode of dismissal is not obvious or not the same as that on which the original decision was based. 3. the player review is unsuccessful. if an ‘out’ decision is being reviewed.

Slow motion replays from all available cameras Super slow motion replays from all available cameras Ultra motion camera replays from all available cameras Sound from the stump microphones with the replays at normal speed and slow motion approved ball tracking technology the mat. the number of player reviews remaining available to each team. g) the scoreboard shall display. f) the third umpire shall be responsible for counting the number of unsuccessful player reviews and advising the on-field umpires once either team has exhausted their allowance for that innings. generated by the provider of ball tracking technology. then the ball is still deemed to have become dead when the original decision was made (as per law 23. b) if an original decision of ‘not out’ is changed to ‘out’. an unsuccessful review shall not be re-instated if. the batting side. will not benefit from any runs that may subsequently have accrued from the delivery had the on-field umpire originally made a ‘not out’ decision.8 (c)). for the innings in progress. any such decision shall be final and should be taken as soon as possible once all the relevant facts have been ascertained by the match referee. 4.8 (b) and 3. the ball will retrospectively be deemed to have become dead from the moment of the dismissal event. then the player review request will be ignored and not be counted as unsuccessful.1(a)(iii)). 3. but the evidence gleaned from its use was “inconclusive”. other forms of technology may be used subject to icc being satisfied that the required standards of accuracy and time efficiency can be met. Similarly. the correct decision could still have been made using the other available technology. 3. if the review could not properly be concluded due to a failure of the technology. no reinstatement shall be made where the technology worked as intended. are ignored.6 Dead ball a) if following a player review request. an original decision of ‘out’ is changed to ‘not out’. all subsequent events.7 Use of technology a) the following technology may be used by the third umpire.49 . despite any technical failures. other than any no Balls penalty that could arise under 3. not by the broadcaster hot Spot cameras in addition.3 (g) above.Standard ONE-day iNtErNatiONal match playing conditionS 04 d) if a player review and an Umpire review occur from the same delivery and the decision from the Umpire review renders the player review unnecessary (see 3. including any runs scored. e) an unsuccessful review may be re-instated by the match referee at his sole discretion (if appropriate after consultation with the icc technical official and/or the television broadcast director). while benefiting from the reversal of the dismissal.

if the batsman is out. then the ball would be deemed to have become dead at that point. The players request that the lbw decision is reviewed and the umpires request that the run out be reviewed. then there is no requirement for the lbw review to take place. the Umpire review and the player review both relate to the dismissal of the same batsman iii. 3.8 Combining Umpire Reviews with Player Reviews a) if an Umpire review (under clause 2) and a player review request are made following the same delivery but relating to separate modes of dismissal. the two incidents shall be addressed in chronological order. the final decision regarding the technology to be used in a given match will be taken by the icc match referee in consultation with the icc technical official. 4. then the third umpire will make no public decision but proceed to address the player review request. For illustration. the striker sets off for a run.50 . if the batsman is out. the number of runs scored from the delivery would be the same for both modes of dismissal iv. the batsman on strike for the next delivery would be the same for both modes of dismissal. is sent back and there is an appeal for his run out. therefore if at least 50% of the ball pitches outside the line of leg stump. if the conclusion from the first incident is that a batsman is dismissed. icc management and the competing teams’ governing bodies. The four criteria above are satisfied. the following procedure shall apply. if the Umpire review results in a not out decision. so the run out referral is determined first. the third umpire should deem this to be the first frame in which one of the bails is shown (or can be deduced) to have lost all contact with the top of the stumps and subsequent frames show the bail permanently removed from the top of the stumps.04 Standard ONE-day iNtErNatiONal match playing conditionS b) Where practical usage or further testing indicates that any of the above forms of technology cannot reliably provide accurate and timely information. then it may be removed prior to or during a match.1(b)). the third umpire should refer to the “point” (or centre) of the ball. 3. following an unsuccessful lbw appeal. the player review has been requested by the fielding side ii. c) if the Umpire review leads the third umpire to make a decision of ‘out’. then no lBW dismissal is possible. d) in all other circumstances. rendering investigation of the second incident unnecessary.9 Interpretation of Laws a) When using technology to determine where the ball pitched (as per law 36. then this will be displayed in the usual manner and the player review will not be performed. b) the Umpire review should be carried out prior to the player review if all of the following conditions apply: i. Should the appeal for run out be ‘Out’. a) When using a replay to determine the moment at which the wicket has been put down (as per law 28.1).

3.51 . if the on-field umpire is uncertain as the fairness of the delivery (foot-fault only).11 Big Screen Policy the current icc big screen policy will apply.10 No Balls 04 Following any mode of dismissal that is not permitted off a no ball and which is not the subject of an Umpire or player review.Standard ONE-day iNtErNatiONal match playing conditionS 3. he shall be entitled to request the batsman to delay leaving the field and to check the fairness of the delivery (foot-fault only) with the third umpire.2(d) 4. if the delivery was not a fair delivery the on-field umpire shall indicate that the batsman is not-out and signal no-ball. consultation with the third umpire shall be by way of two way radio. See also 3.

4.52 .04 Standard ONE-day iNtErNatiONal match playing conditionS aPPENdiX 9 DRS Third Umpire Room & Television Broadcast Specifications Specifications will be circulated separately.

in the case of paragraph 3. a decision should be made within 30 seconds whenever possible.6 1.3 and 1.3 the on-field umpire shall be entitled to refer an appeal for a run-out. the on-field umpire has the discretion to refer the decision to the third umpire or.4 1. a white light (where available) will remain illuminated throughout the period of interruption to signify to the on-field umpires that the tV replay system is temporarily unavailable. players may not appeal to the umpire to use the replay system . stumPiNg aNd hit wiCkEt dECisiONs 2. if the third umpire finds the batsman has been bowled rather than hit wicket or stumped. 1.7 the third umpire shall call for as many replays from any camera angle as is necessary to reach a decision. 5 and 6 below. 1. 2 ruN Out. but the third umpire shall have a discretion to take more time in order to finalise a decision. in which case the decision will be taken by the on-field umpire. the big screen may be used for the purpose of conveying the third umpire’s decision. (as an alternative to the red/ green light system and where available. in the circumstances detailed in paragraphs 2. 4.2 1. 1. stumping or hit wicket to the third umpire.1.4 4.1. the provisions of clauses 1.3 1.5 1. Should the third umpire be temporarily unable to respond. Where matches are not broadcast the camera specifications set out in appendix 10 B shall be mandatory as a minimum requirement. Where matches are broadcast the camera specification set out in appendix 10 a shall be mandatory as a minimum requirement. See also paragraph 6 below.2 2.breach of this provision would constitute dissent and the player could be liable for discipline under the icc code of conduct.53 .4 above shall not apply for series between a Full member country and associate/affiliate member countries (whose matches have been granted odi status) and for series between such associate/affiliate member countries. an on-field umpire wishing to refer a decision to the third umpire shall signal to the third umpire by making the shape of a tV screen with his hands. as a guide. 5 and 6 to consult with the third umpire before making his decision and should take a common sense approach. 2.2. a green light means not-out.1 2. 3.1 04 Third Umpire TV Replay System – Playing Conditions Save with the express written consent of the chief Executive officer of the icc the home Board will ensure the live television broadcast of all odi matches played in its country.Standard ONE-day iNtErNatiONal match playing conditionS aPPENdiX 10 1 gENEral 1.) When reviewing the tV replay(s). if the third umpire decides the batsman is out a red light is displayed. he shall indicate that the batsman was dismissed. the home Board will ensure a separate room is provided for the third umpire and that he has access to a television monitor and direct sound link with the television control broadcast director to facilitate as many replays as is necessary to assist him in making a decision.

who will take into account the on-field umpires’ initial views and any other advice received from the third umpire. 3.04 3 3. they may consult by two-way radio with the third umpire. when reviewing the television replay(s). the third umpire may initiate contact with the on-field umpire by two-way radio if tV coverage shows a boundary line infringement or incident that appears not to have been acted upon by the on-field umpires.1 Standard ONE-day iNtErNatiONal match playing conditionS Caught dECisiONs the on-field umpire shall be entitled to refer an appeal for a caught decision to the third umpire in the following circumstances: Clean Catches a) Should the bowler’s end umpire be unable to decide whether or not a catch was taken cleanly.2 Bump Ball a) Should the bowler’s end umpire be unable to decide whether a catch was taken from a bump ball or not. See also paragraph 6 below. a decision is to be made immediately and cannot be changed thereafter.3 4. b) Should both umpires be unable to make a decision. if it is clear to the third umpire that the batsman did not hit the ball. an on-field umpire wishing the assistance of the third umpire in this circumstance shall communicate with the third umpire by use of a two-way radio and the third umpire will convey his decision to the on-field umpire by this method. he shall indicate that the batsman is not out. See also paragraph 6 below. 4 bOuNdary dECisiONs 4. he shall first consult with the square leg umpire b) Should both on-field umpires be unable to make a decision.2. d) the third umpire shall communicate his decision by the system as in paragraph 2.2 4. c) the third umpire has to determine whether the batsman has been caught. he shall first consult with the square leg umpire. or whether a four or six had been scored. the bowler’s end umpire shall be entitled to refer the decision to the third umpire to review a tV replay(s) of the batsman’s stroke as in paragraph 2. Following such consultation. he shall indicate that the batsmen is not out. c) the third umpire has to determine whether the ball was a bump ball or not.54 .1 the on-field umpire shall be entitled to refer to the third umpire for a decision about whether the fieldsman had any part of his person in contact with the ball when he touched the boundary or when he had any part of his person grounded beyond the boundary. however. however.3. if it is clear to the third umpire that the batsman did not hit the ball. the final decision will be made and given by the bowler’s end umpire. when reviewing the television replay(s). 4. d) the final decision shall be indicated in the normal fashion by the bowler’s end umpire.

4. b) c) 6 batsmEN ruNNiNg tO thE samE ENd 6.2 shall apply. may have significantly changed his direction (refer clause 37). 6. the on-field umpire shall be entitled to consult with the third umpire if he feels that the batsman. Such consultation shall be initiated by the on-field umpire and will be done to help him decide the extent of any change in direction and whether the obstruction was wilful or not. if the on-field umpire is uncertain as the fairness of the delivery (foot-fault only). if the delivery was not a fair delivery the on-field umpire shall indicate that the batsman is not-out and signal no-ball.Standard ONE-day iNtErNatiONal match playing conditionS 5 ObstruCtiNg thE FiEld a) 04 Following an appeal from the fielding side. Following such consultation with the third umpire. in running between the wickets. he shall be entitled to request the batsman to delay leaving the field and to check the fairness of the delivery (foot-fault only) with the third umpire. the procedure in paragraph 4. consultation with the third umpire shall be by way of two way radio. the final decision shall be indicated in the normal fashion by the relevant on-field umpire.2 7 NO balls Following any mode of dismissal that is not permitted off a no-ball (whether the subject of a referral /consultation under this system or not).1 in the event of both batsmen running to the same end and the umpires are uncertain over which batsmen made his ground first.55 . the on-field umpire may consult with the third umpire.

04 Standard ONE-day iNtErNatiONal match playing conditionS aPPENdiX 10a Generic Camera Layout - Basic TV Coverage 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 Wicket to Wicket Follow Wicket to Wicket Follow Square leg/mid Wicket Slips Slips line / run out cam line / run out cam aPPENdiX 10b Generic Camera Layout - Third Umpire Coverage 1 2 3 4 5 6 Follow Follow line / run out cam line / run out cam line / run out cam line / run out cam 4.56 .

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